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MARTELLO TOWER

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

List entry Number: 1111504

Location

MARTELLO TOWER, KIRBY ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Frinton and Walton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119934

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FRINTON AND WALTON OFF KIRBY ROAD, TM 22 SE WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE 4/85 Martello Tower 6/50 II Martello Tower, now used as an entertainment hall. Circa 1810-1812. Brick with some remains of rendering. Stone dressings to windows, door and coping. Stone cill to vertical slit through coping beneath which is corbel and first floor doorway, this with rusticated jambs, segmental head with keystone and stone chute below cill level. C20 boarded door approached by C20 external stairway. 4 windows at door height with rusticated jambs and segmental heads with keystones, 2 mullions and centre transoms. C20 double doors to ground floor. One of the largest of the 11 Clacton Defence Towers.

Listing NGR: TM2508022011

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National Grid Reference: TM 25080 22011

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