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Description: Martello Tower (No 14)
Date Listed: 21 December 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 175167
OS Grid Reference: TR1550033837
OS Grid Coordinates: 615500, 133837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0634, 1.0742
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1253 THE RANGES
TR 13 SE 5/78A
Erected in 1806 as part of the coastal defence-system against an invasion from
Napoleonic France. Built of brick with a coating of cement on the outside.
The walls are 5½ to 6 ft thick. It is built around a centre column 5 ft thick
and consists of 2 storeys with a flat roof as a gun platform.
Listing NGR: TR1550033837
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Source: English Heritage
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