MARTELLO TOWER (NO 15)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068964

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1973

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER (NO 15)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER (NO 15)

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway (District Authority)

Parish: Hythe

National Grid Reference: TR 15214 33694

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1253 THE RANGES

Martello Tower (No 15) TR 13 SE 5/78B

II

2. Erected in 1806 as part of the coastal defence system against an invasion from Napoleonic France. Built of brick with a coating of cement on the outside. The walls are 5½ to 6 ft thick. It is built around a centre column 5 ft thick and consists of 2 storeys with a flat roof as a gun platform.

Listing NGR: TR1521433694

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 175168

Legacy System: LBS

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