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North Martello Tower Approximately 500 Metres East of Bristol Hill on the Site of the Former Hms Ganges, Royal Naval Training Establishment

A Grade II Listed Building in Shotley, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9602 / 51°57'36"N

Longitude: 1.2754 / 1°16'31"E

OS Eastings: 625131

OS Northings: 234147

OS Grid: TM251341

Mapcode National: GBR VQJ.582

Mapcode Global: VHLC8.2Z3P

Entry Name: North Martello Tower Approximately 500 Metres East of Bristol Hill on the Site of the Former Hms Ganges, Royal Naval Training Establishment

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277508

Location: Shotley, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Shotley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Shotley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 23 SE SHOTLEY off BRISTOL HILL

7/56 North Martello Tower approx
500 metres east of Bristol
Hill on the site of the
former HMS Ganges, Royal
Naval Training Establishment

- II

Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Vari-coloured brick. Rusticated stone dressings
with keystones to doors and windows, some of which are blocked. Stone coping.
Repairs and refacing to brickwork. The large circular tower now supports a black
brick and metal water tower. Built as part of defensive system to East and South
Coasts during the Napeolionic war. This tower is of the larger, elliptical East Coast
type.


Listing NGR: TM2513134147

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