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Martello Tower Adjacent to Rose Cottage, Bawdsey

Description: Martello Tower Adjacent to Rose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285375

OS Grid Reference: TM3559239760
OS Grid Coordinates: 635592, 239760
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0062, 1.4312

Location: Bawdsey, Suffolk IP12 3AP

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

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Listing Text

TM 33 NW
(South side)
Martello Tower
adjacent to Rose
Defensive tower. c.1810-1812. Col Twiss and Capt Ford. Rendered 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 slighly
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. A C20 glazed porch rises
above the parapet with single-pitched roof of timber and glass.

Rose Cottage is not a listed building.

Listing NGR: TM3559239760

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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