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Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea

Description: Bateman's Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120181

OS Grid Reference: TM0810316382
OS Grid Coordinates: 608103, 216382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8073, 1.0172

Location: Promenade Way, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0HH

Locality: Brightlingsea
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO7 0HH

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Listing Text

TM 10 NE
6/54 Bateman's Tower

- II

Tower. Probably circa 1880 for John Bateman. Plastered cement blocks built on
a raft. Octagonal of 2 storeys now with C20 timber viewing structure. 2
centred arched windows to both floors of alternate faces excepting north face
with 2 centred arched doorway, vertically boarded door with strap hinges.
Windows now blocked excepting that to first floor facing the sea, with small
paned cast iron casement. The building was used as a folly/bathing house but is
believed to have been intended as a lighthouse. Plans for a port in this area
did not materialise.

Listing NGR: TM0810316382

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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