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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
Entry Name: Martello Tower No 7
Listing Date: 11 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068920
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175257
Location: Sandgate, Shepway, Kent, CT20
Civil Parish: Sandgate
Built-Up Area: Folkestone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
5281 Martello Tower
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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