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Latitude: 51.8073 / 51°48'26"N
Longitude: 1.0172 / 1°1'2"E
OS Eastings: 608103
OS Northings: 216382
OS Grid: TM081163
Mapcode National: GBR TQM.L0C
Mapcode Global: VHKGF.LT4W
Entry Name: Bateman's Tower
Listing Date: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337204
English Heritage Legacy ID: 120181
Location: Brightlingsea, Tendring, Essex, CO7
Civil Parish: Brightlingsea
Built-Up Area: Brightlingsea
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Brightlingsea All Saints with St James
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
BRIGHTLINGSEA PROMENADE WAY
TM 10 NE
6/54 Bateman's Tower
Tower. Probably circa 1880 for John Bateman. Plastered cement blocks built on
a raft. Octagonal of 2 storeys now with C20 timber viewing structure. 2
centred arched windows to both floors of alternate faces excepting north face
with 2 centred arched doorway, vertically boarded door with strap hinges.
Windows now blocked excepting that to first floor facing the sea, with small
paned cast iron casement. The building was used as a folly/bathing house but is
believed to have been intended as a lighthouse. Plans for a port in this area
did not materialise.
Listing NGR: TM0810316382
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