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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 295778
Location: Pevensey, Wealden, East Sussex, BN24
County: East Sussex
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
WESTHAM PEVENSEY MARSHES
The Martello Tower
on the beach at
Pevensey Bay to the
north-west of the
other Martello Tower in
TQ 60 SW 25/253
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
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