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Martello Tower, Frinton and Walton

Description: Martello Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 119934

OS Grid Reference: TM2508022011
OS Grid Coordinates: 625080, 222011
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8513, 1.2667

Location: Mill Lane, Frinton and Walton, Essex CO14 8TA

Locality: Frinton and Walton
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO14 8TA

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Listing Text

TM 22 SE
4/85 Martello Tower
Martello Tower, now used as an entertainment hall. Circa 1810-1812. Brick with
some remains of rendering. Stone dressings to windows, door and coping. Stone
cill to vertical slit through coping beneath which is corbel and first floor
doorway, this with rusticated jambs, segmental head with keystone and stone
chute below cill level. C20 boarded door approached by C20 external stairway.
4 windows at door height with rusticated jambs and segmental heads with
keystones, 2 mullions and centre transoms. C20 double doors to ground floor.
One of the largest of the 11 Clacton Defence Towers.

Listing NGR: TM2508022011

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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