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Martello Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Frinton and Walton, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8513 / 51°51'4"N

Longitude: 1.2667 / 1°16'0"E

OS Eastings: 625080

OS Northings: 222011

OS Grid: TM250220

Mapcode National: GBR VRP.WLQ

Mapcode Global: VHLCT.XQ1N

Entry Name: Martello Tower

Listing Date: 1 June 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111504

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119934

Location: Frinton and Walton, Tendring, Essex, CO14

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Frinton and Walton

Built-Up Area: Walton-on-the-Naze

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Walton-le-Soken All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

FRINTON AND WALTON OFF KIRBY ROAD,
TM 22 SE
WALTON-ON-THE-NAZE
4/85 Martello Tower
6/50
II
Martello Tower, now used as an entertainment hall. Circa 1810-1812. Brick with
some remains of rendering. Stone dressings to windows, door and coping. Stone
cill to vertical slit through coping beneath which is corbel and first floor
doorway, this with rusticated jambs, segmental head with keystone and stone
chute below cill level. C20 boarded door approached by C20 external stairway.
4 windows at door height with rusticated jambs and segmental heads with
keystones, 2 mullions and centre transoms. C20 double doors to ground floor.
One of the largest of the 11 Clacton Defence Towers.


Listing NGR: TM2508022011

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