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Description: Martello Tower Adjacent to Sea Wall, Butlins Holiday Village
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
CLACTON-ON-SEA OFF WEST ROAD
TM 11 SE
11/17 Martello Tower adjacent
to sea wall, Butlins
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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