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Martello Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Osyth, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.801 / 51°48'3"N

Longitude: 1.0198 / 1°1'11"E

OS Eastings: 608306

OS Northings: 215687

OS Grid: TM083156

Mapcode National: GBR TQT.0MZ

Mapcode Global: VHKGF.MZGQ

Entry Name: Martello Tower

Listing Date: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119984

Location: St. Osyth, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: St. Osyth

Built-Up Area: Point Clear

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: St Osyth Saints Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TM 01 NE ST OWE COLNE WAY, POINT CLEAR

5/151 Martello Tower

II


Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Gault brick. Stone parapet and drain, stone
plaque under. 3 windows at half height visible with stone surrounds and
keystones, the fourth probably concealed by C20 toilet block. Door at half
height, stone surround, segmental head. Stone chute under. 2 C20 doors to base
of tower. Recently used Asia restaurant and now with cafe addition to right of
door but still basically intact. One of the Clacton Defence Towers q.v.11/11.
The Martello Tower at Beacon Hill, Point Clear has been demolished.

Listing NGR: TM0830615687

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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