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Latitude: 51.0557 / 51°3'20"N
Longitude: 1.051 / 1°3'3"E
OS Eastings: 613914
OS Northings: 132913
OS Grid: TR139329
Mapcode National: GBR V0R.NKC
Mapcode Global: FRA F62B.C9L
Entry Name: Martello Tower (No 19)
Listing Date: 21 December 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116520
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175169
Location: Hythe, Shepway, Kent, CT21
Civil Parish: Hythe
Built-Up Area: Hythe
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
1253 THE RANGES
TR 13 SW 8/78C
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: TR1555734372
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.