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Martello Tower at Tm 358 410

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0178 / 52°1'4"N

Longitude: 1.436 / 1°26'9"E

OS Eastings: 635858

OS Northings: 241062

OS Grid: TM358410

Mapcode National: GBR WR9.HVQ

Mapcode Global: VHM8L.VK00

Entry Name: Martello Tower at Tm 358 410

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285374

Location: Bawdsey, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Bawdsey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdsey St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BAWDSEY
TM 34 SE
11/11 Martello Tower
at TM 358 410
G.V. II
Defensive Tower. c.1810-1812. Col Twiss and Capt Ford. Yellow 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 slightly
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.


Listing NGR: TM3585841062

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