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Naze Tower, Frinton and Walton

Description: Naze Tower

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 119945

OS Grid Reference: TM2648623539
OS Grid Coordinates: 626486, 223539
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8644, 1.2881

Location: Sunny Point, 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

In the entry for the following building:-

YM 22 SE FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE


4/96 Naze Tower

- 21.6.84 II

the grade shall be amended to read II*(star).

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FRINTON AND WALTON THE NAZE,
TM 22 SE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE
4/96 Naze Tower
21.6.84
II
Navigation Tower. Dated 1720 for Trinity House. Plum coloured brick.
Octagonal of 3 reducing stages with clasping buttresses to angles. C19/C20
upper stage. Moulded brick plinth with 1979 concrete plinth below. Third stage
with 2 upper roundheaded window openings, one now blocked and 3 windows above
second stage, 2 now blocked. 2 round headed windows to second stage and a
single window to first stage. C20 double vertically boarded doors, concrete
lintel over. A lead plaque over doorway relates "Trinity House 1720".
Internally the tower has several storeys reached by an iron spiral staircase.
Iron framework to top section. Designed to serve with Walton Hall Tower q.v.
4/88 as a guide to vessels through the Goldmer Gap and also with a light in
Suffolk to lead into the Suffolk/Essex border rivers.


Listing NGR: TM2648623539

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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