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Latitude: 50.7612 / 50°45'40"N
Longitude: 0.2862 / 0°17'10"E
OS Eastings: 561336
OS Northings: 98221
OS Grid: TV613982
Mapcode National: GBR MVG.75H
Mapcode Global: FRA C7H2.FB6
Entry Name: Wish Tower
Listing Date: 17 May 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1043638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 293573
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21
County: East Sussex
District Council Ward: Meads
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Eastbourne All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
KING EDWARD'S PARADE
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Martello Tower erected in 1806 as a defence. The walls are 8 feet thick
built of brick with a cement coating. The door is 20 feet above the ground.
Inside was a magazine with 2 rooms above it. On the roof was a gun emplace-
ment. This Tower has been largely spoiled during the 1939/1945 war by an
observation post or range finding look-out having been built on top of it with
a square roof that juts out in front.
Listing NGR: TV6133698221
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