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Navigation Tower at Walton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Frinton and Walton, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8655 / 51°51'55"N

Longitude: 1.2849 / 1°17'5"E

OS Eastings: 626260

OS Northings: 223646

OS Grid: TM262236

Mapcode National: GBR VRJ.TZY

Mapcode Global: VHLCV.7C4R

Entry Name: Navigation Tower at Walton Hall

Listing Date: 1 June 1950

Last Amended: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119937

Location: Frinton and Walton, Tendring, Essex, CO14

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Parish: Frinton and Walton

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Walton-le-Soken All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Listing Text

FRINTON AND WALTON OLD HALL LANE,
TM 22 SE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE
4/88 Navigation tower at
Walton Hall. ( Formerly
6/50 listed as Walton Hall)
II
Navagation tower incorporating a dwelling, attached to a derelict house.
Not of special architectural interest. C18. Brick built, mostly plastered.
A tall square building with a flat roof. Chimney stack to west wall.
Probably 3 storeys. 2 windows to upper storey of east wall and single windows
to north and west walls. Limited viewing at time of resurvey as the buildig is
enclosed by barbed wire. The tower was formerly used as a lead light with
Naze Tower g,v 4/96 to guide vessels through the Goldmer Gap. Towers are shown
on a map by Richard Blome 1673 and this map was based on maps by Saxon 1576 and
Norden 1594. The Tower Block is clearly visible on the Chapman and Andre map
of 1777.


Listing NGR: TM2626023646

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