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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: 1309070

Location

MARTELLO TOWER, COLNE WAY

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Osyth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119984

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TM 01 NE ST OWE COLNE WAY, POINT CLEAR

5/151 Martello Tower

II

Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Gault brick. Stone parapet and drain, stone plaque under. 3 windows at half height visible with stone surrounds and keystones, the fourth probably concealed by C20 toilet block. Door at half height, stone surround, segmental head. Stone chute under. 2 C20 doors to base of tower. Recently used Asia restaurant and now with cafe addition to right of door but still basically intact. One of the Clacton Defence Towers q.v.11/11. The Martello Tower at Beacon Hill, Point Clear has been demolished.



Listing NGR: TM0830615687

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National Grid Reference: TM 08306 15687

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