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Martello Tower Adjacent to Rose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0062 / 52°0'22"N

Longitude: 1.4312 / 1°25'52"E

OS Eastings: 635592

OS Northings: 239760

OS Grid: TM355397

Mapcode National: GBR WRH.2PW

Mapcode Global: VHM8L.RTHW

Entry Name: Martello Tower Adjacent to Rose Cottage

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285375

Location: Bawdsey, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Bawdsey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdsey St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 33 NW
(South side)
Martello Tower
adjacent to Rose
Defensive tower. c.1810-1812. Col Twiss and Capt Ford. Rendered brick
with ashlar dressings. Three storeys. Tear-drop-shaped plan; the sharper
end facing East towards the sea. Battered walls. At first floor level are
a series of 4 window openings with cambered heads which have slighly
projecting ashlar surrounds with lugs to the top, centre and bottom of each
side. At the same level and facing west is a doorway with ashlar surround
and an inset ashlar ladder-slope below the sill. A C20 glazed porch rises
above the parapet with single-pitched roof of timber and glass.

Rose Cottage is not a listed building.

Listing NGR: TM3559239760

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

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