SOUTH MARTELLO TOWER APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF BRISTOL HILL ON THE SITE OF FORMER HMS GANGES, ROYAL NAVAL TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1351654

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1989

Statutory Address: SOUTH MARTELLO TOWER APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF BRISTOL HILL ON THE SITE OF FORMER HMS GANGES, ROYAL NAVAL TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT, BRISTOL HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SOUTH MARTELLO TOWER APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF BRISTOL HILL ON THE SITE OF FORMER HMS GANGES, ROYAL NAVAL TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT, BRISTOL HILL

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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Shotley

National Grid Reference: TM 24829 33656

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Details

TM 23 SW SHOTLEY off BRISTOL HILL

6/55 South Martello Tower approx 200 metres east of Bristol Hill on the site of former HMS Ganges, Royal Naval Training Establishment

- II

Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Roughcast brick. Stone rusticated dressings with keystones to 4 doorways. Windows blocked. Stone coping. The large circular tower now supports a tall metal tower with pointed leaded roof, a C20 brick look- out room and a mast with 2 yards. The ground floor is brick vaulted, the arch springing from a brick centre column. Built as part of defensive system to East and South Coasts during theNapebleonic war.This tower is of the larger, elliptical East Coast type.

Listing NGR: TM2482933656

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Legacy System number: 277507

Legacy System: LBS

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