MARTELLO TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1309070

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER, COLNE WAY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MARTELLO TOWER, COLNE WAY

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring (District Authority)

Parish: St. Osyth

National Grid Reference: TM 08306 15687

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 119984

Legacy System: LBS

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