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Description: Martello Tower, Adjacent to Sea Wall Clacton Golf Course
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119878
OS Grid Reference: TM1614813377
OS Grid Coordinates: 616148, 213377
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7773, 1.1319
CLACTON-ON-SEA OFF WEST ROAD
TM 11 SE
11/18 Martello Tower,
adjacent to sea wall,
Clacton Golf Course
Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Vari-coloured brick, made at Grays Essex.
Stone parapet. Rusticated stone dressings to 4 windows and a 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: TM1614813377
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Source: English Heritage
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