Description: North Martello Tower Approximately 500 Metres East of Bristol Hill on the Site of the Former Hms Gan
Date Listed: 23 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 277508
OS Grid Reference: TM2513134147
OS Grid Coordinates: 625131, 234147
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9602, 1.2754
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TM 23 SE SHOTLEY off BRISTOL HILL
7/56 North Martello Tower approx
500 metres east of Bristol
Hill on the site of the
former HMS Ganges, Royal
Naval Training Establishment
Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Vari-coloured brick. Rusticated stone dressings
with keystones to doors and windows, some of which are blocked. Stone coping.
Repairs and refacing to brickwork. The large circular tower now supports a black
brick and metal water tower. Built as part of defensive system to East and South
Coasts during the Napeolionic war. This tower is of the larger, elliptical East Coast
Listing NGR: TM2513134147
Source: English Heritage
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