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The Martello Tower on the Beach at Pevensey Bay to the North West of the Other Martello Tower in Westham Parish

A Grade II Listed Building in Pevensey, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7999 / 50°47'59"N

Longitude: 0.3387 / 0°20'19"E

OS Eastings: 564904

OS Northings: 102649

OS Grid: TQ649026

Mapcode National: GBR NW8.NH9

Mapcode Global: FRA C6LZ.HS7

Entry Name: The Martello Tower on the Beach at Pevensey Bay to the North West of the Other Martello Tower in Westham Parish

Listing Date: 12 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 295778

Location: Pevensey, Wealden, East Sussex, BN24

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Pevensey

Built-Up Area: Eastbourne

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Westham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

WESTHAM PEVENSEY MARSHES
1.
5208
The Martello Tower
on the beach at
Pevensey Bay to the
north-west of the
other Martello Tower in
Westham Parish
TQ 60 SW 25/253

II


2.
Not inhabited. Built in 1806 as a coastal defence. Circular tower of red
brick with walls 5 and a half to 6 ft thick, originally coated with cement.
In the centre of the inside is a brick pillar with vaulted arches springing
from it. On the ground floor was a magazine with no entrance from the outside.
Above were quarters for the garrison divided into 2 rooms with 2 round-headed
window and the only entrance 20 ft above ground level. A small modern concrete
pill-box has been added to the roof in the last war.


Listing NGR: TQ6490402649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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