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Martello Tower No 7

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0749 / 51°4'29"N

Longitude: 1.1373 / 1°8'14"E

OS Eastings: 619865

OS Northings: 135302

OS Grid: TR198353

Mapcode National: GBR V0P.DCT

Mapcode Global: FRA F688.WCX

Plus Code: 9F3334FP+XW

Entry Name: Martello Tower No 7

Listing Date: 11 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175257

Location: Sandgate, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Folkestone and Hythe

Civil Parish: Sandgate

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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5281 Martello Tower
No 7
TR 1935 SE 9/19B
Built in 1806 as part of the coast defences. Circular tower built of brick with
walls 5½ ft to 6 ft thick. Host of the cement coating has peeled off. In the
centre is a brick pillar with vaulted arches springing from it. On the ground
floor was the magazine and above it quarters for the garrison divided into 2
rams with a gun emplacement on the roof. Ditch with ramparts lined with ashlar.
Bridge. 2 chimneys. The door is about 20 ft above the ground.

Listing NGR: TR1986535302

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