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Navigation Tower at Walton Hall, Frinton and Walton

Description: Navigation Tower at Walton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 June 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 119937

OS Grid Reference: TM2626023646
OS Grid Coordinates: 626260, 223646
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8655, 1.2849

Location: 67 Old Hall Lane, Frinton and Walton, Essex CO14 8LE

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

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Listing Text

FRINTON AND WALTON OLD HALL LANE,
TM 22 SE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE
4/88 Navigation tower at
Walton Hall. ( Formerly
6/50 listed as Walton Hall)
II
Navagation tower incorporating a dwelling, attached to a derelict house.
Not of special architectural interest. C18. Brick built, mostly plastered.
A tall square building with a flat roof. Chimney stack to west wall.
Probably 3 storeys. 2 windows to upper storey of east wall and single windows
to north and west walls. Limited viewing at time of resurvey as the buildig is
enclosed by barbed wire. The tower was formerly used as a lead light with
Naze Tower g,v 4/96 to guide vessels through the Goldmer Gap. Towers are shown
on a map by Richard Blome 1673 and this map was based on maps by Saxon 1576 and
Norden 1594. The Tower Block is clearly visible on the Chapman and Andre map
of 1777.


Listing NGR: TM2626023646

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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