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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
119984
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Jun 2002
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