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Martello Tower No 9

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandgate, Kent

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175415

Location: Sandgate, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Sandgate

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

Martello Tower
No 9
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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