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Latitude: 51.0738 / 51°4'25"N
Longitude: 1.1252 / 1°7'30"E
OS Eastings: 619022
OS Northings: 135148
OS Grid: TR190351
Mapcode National: GBR V0N.P8X
Mapcode Global: FRA F678.XVK
Entry Name: Martello Tower No 9
Listing Date: 11 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1061167
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175415
Location: Sandgate, Shepway, Kent, CT21
Civil Parish: Sandgate
Built-Up Area: Folkestone
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 13 NE 13/19D
Built in 18 6 as part of the coast defences. Circular tower built of brick with
walls 5½ ft to 6 ft thick. Most of the cement coating has peeled off. In the
centre of each is a brick pillar with vaulted arcnes springing from it. On the
ground floor was tile magazine and above it quarters for the garrison divided
into 2 rooms with a gun emplacement on the roof. Ditch with ramparts lined with
ashlar. The doors are about 20 ft above the ground.
Listing NGR: TR1902235148
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