NAZE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1165846

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: NAZE TOWER, THE NAZE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NAZE TOWER, THE NAZE

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 26486 23539

Details

In the entry for the following building:-

YM 22 SE FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE

4/96 Naze Tower

- 21.6.84 II

the grade shall be amended to read II*(star).

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FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE, TM 22 SE WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE 4/96 Naze Tower 21.6.84 II Navigation Tower. Dated 1720 for Trinity House. Plum coloured brick. Octagonal of 3 reducing stages with clasping buttresses to angles. C19/C20 upper stage. Moulded brick plinth with 1979 concrete plinth below. Third stage with 2 upper roundheaded window openings, one now blocked and 3 windows above second stage, 2 now blocked. 2 round headed windows to second stage and a single window to first stage. C20 double vertically boarded doors, concrete lintel over. A lead plaque over doorway relates "Trinity House 1720". Internally the tower has several storeys reached by an iron spiral staircase. Iron framework to top section. Designed to serve with Walton Hall Tower q.v. 4/88 as a guide to vessels through the Goldmer Gap and also with a light in Suffolk to lead into the Suffolk/Essex border rivers.

Listing NGR: TM2648623539

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 119945

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing