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Martello Tower (No 15)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hythe, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0622 / 51°3'44"N

Longitude: 1.07 / 1°4'12"E

OS Eastings: 615214

OS Northings: 133694

OS Grid: TR152336

Mapcode National: GBR V0S.7CR

Mapcode Global: FRA F649.SSS

Entry Name: Martello Tower (No 15)

Listing Date: 21 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175168

Location: Hythe, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Hythe

Built-Up Area: Hythe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text


Martello Tower
(No 15)
TR 13 SE 5/78B


Erected in 1806 as part of the coastal defence system against an invasion from
Napoleonic France. Built of brick with a coating of cement on the outside.
The walls are 5½ to 6 ft thick. It is built around a centre column 5 ft thick
and consists of 2 storeys with a flat roof as a gun platform.

Listing NGR: TR1521433694

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

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