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Martello Tower Adjacent to Sea Wall, Butlins Holiday Village, Clacton-on-Sea

Description: Martello Tower Adjacent to Sea Wall, Butlins Holiday Village

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119877

OS Grid Reference: TM1671413756
OS Grid Coordinates: 616714, 213756
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7805, 1.1403

Location: Hastings Avenue, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1BN

Locality: Clacton-on-Sea
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO15 1BN

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Listing Text

TM 11 SE
11/17 Martello Tower adjacent
to sea wall, Butlins
Holiday Village
Martello Tower. Circa 1808-12. Vari-coloured brick, made at Grays, Essex, now
rendered. Stone parapet. Rusticated stone dressings to 4 windows and door at
half height. Built at a cost of approximately £5,000. The garrison was
stationed at Weeley Barracks due to the unhealthiness of the coast. Kenneth
Walker The History of Clacton 1966.

Listing NGR: TM1671413756

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Source: English Heritage

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