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MARTELLO TOWER NO 6

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MARTELLO TOWER NO 6

List entry Number: 1068919

Location

MARTELLO TOWER NO 6

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sandgate

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175256

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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

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National Grid Reference: TR 20230 35374

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