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Naze Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Frinton and Walton, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8644 / 51°51'51"N

Longitude: 1.2881 / 1°17'17"E

OS Eastings: 626486

OS Northings: 223539

OS Grid: TM264235

Mapcode National: GBR VRQ.2GN

Mapcode Global: VHLCV.8DVK

Entry Name: Naze Tower

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119945

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


In the entry for the following building:-

YM 22 SE FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE


4/96 Naze Tower

- 21.6.84 II

the grade shall be amended to read II*(star).

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FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE,
TM 22 SE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE
4/96 Naze Tower
21.6.84
II
Navigation Tower. Dated 1720 for Trinity House. Plum coloured brick.
Octagonal of 3 reducing stages with clasping buttresses to angles. C19/C20
upper stage. Moulded brick plinth with 1979 concrete plinth below. Third stage
with 2 upper roundheaded window openings, one now blocked and 3 windows above
second stage, 2 now blocked. 2 round headed windows to second stage and a
single window to first stage. C20 double vertically boarded doors, concrete
lintel over. A lead plaque over doorway relates "Trinity House 1720".
Internally the tower has several storeys reached by an iron spiral staircase.
Iron framework to top section. Designed to serve with Walton Hall Tower q.v.
4/88 as a guide to vessels through the Goldmer Gap and also with a light in
Suffolk to lead into the Suffolk/Essex border rivers.


Listing NGR: TM2648623539

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