Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068919

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1975

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER NO 6


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Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER NO 6

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Shepway (District Authority)

Parish: Sandgate

National Grid Reference: TR 20230 35374


1. 5281 Martello Tower No 6 TR 2035 SW 8/19A II 2. Built in 1806 as part of the coast defences. Circular tower built of brick with walls 5½ ft to 6 ft thick. Most of the cement coating has worn off. In the centre is a brick pillar with vaulted arches springing from it. On the ground floor was the magazine and above it quarters for the garrison divided into 2 rooms with a gun emplacement in the roof. Ditch with ramparts lined with brick. Dilapidated drawbridge. 1 chimney. The door is about 6 ft above the ground.

Listing NGR: TR2023035374


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 175256

Legacy System: LBS

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