MARTELLO TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1111504

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1950

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER, KIRBY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER, KIRBY ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring (District Authority)

Parish: Frinton and Walton

National Grid Reference: TM 25080 22011

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 119934

Legacy System: LBS

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