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The Grey Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Pevensey Bay, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8037 / 50°48'13"N

Longitude: 0.3415 / 0°20'29"E

OS Eastings: 565085

OS Northings: 103072

OS Grid: TQ650030

Mapcode National: GBR NW8.H56

Mapcode Global: FRA C6LZ.4VY

Entry Name: The Grey Tower

Listing Date: 19 October 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 295777

Location: Pevensey, Wealden, East Sussex, BN24

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Pevensey

Built-Up Area: Pevensey Bay

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Westham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The Grey Tower,
Pevensey Bay
TQ 60 SE 26/252 19.10.79


Martello Tower No 62.
Built in 1806 as a coast defnece. Circular tower of red brick with walls
5 and a half to 6 ft thick, originally coated with cement, now mostly peeled
off. 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 ground
floor. Above were quarters for the garrison divided into 2 rooms with 2
round-headed windows and the only entrance to the building about 20 ft above
ground level. This tower has had a concrete pill box added to the roof in
the last war. Converted to a dwelling and modern windows inserted.

Listing NGR: TQ6508503072

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

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