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Bateman's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Brightlingsea, Essex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120181

Location: Brightlingsea, Tendring, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

District: Tendring

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

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Listing Text

BRIGHTLINGSEA PROMENADE WAY
TM 10 NE
6/54 Bateman's Tower

- II

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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