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Martello Tower at Tm 358 410, Bawdsey

Description: Martello Tower at Tm 358 410

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285374

OS Grid Reference: TM3580041000
OS Grid Coordinates: 635800, 241000
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0173, 1.4351

Location: Bawdsey, Suffolk IP12 3AN

Locality: Bawdsey
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 3AN

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Listing Text

TM 34 SE
11/11 Martello Tower
at TM 358 410
Defensive Tower. c.1810-1812. Col Twiss and Capt Ford. Yellow brick with
ashlar dressings. Three storeys. Tear-drop-shaped plan; the sharper end
facing East towards the sea. Battered walls. At first floor level are a
series of 4 window openings with cambered heads which have slightly
projecting ashlar surrounds with lugs to the top, centre and bottom of each
side. At the same level and facing west is a doorway with ashlar surround
and an inset ashlar ladder-slope below the sill.

Listing NGR: TM3580041000

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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