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Martello Tower (No 14)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hythe, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0634 / 51°3'48"N

Longitude: 1.0742 / 1°4'27"E

OS Eastings: 615500

OS Northings: 133837

OS Grid: TR155338

Mapcode National: GBR V0S.8DF

Mapcode Global: FRA F649.N9M

Entry Name: Martello Tower (No 14)

Listing Date: 21 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175167

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 14)
TR 13 SE 5/78A


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: TR1550033837

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

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