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Latitude: 51.0223 / 51°1'20"N
Longitude: 0.9932 / 0°59'35"E
OS Eastings: 610012
OS Northings: 129036
OS Grid: TR100290
Mapcode National: GBR SZQ.ZWF
Mapcode Global: FRA D6ZD.SX3
Entry Name: Martello Tower Number 25
Listing Date: 23 April 1985
Last Amended: 25 February 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344174
English Heritage Legacy ID: 175511
Location: Dymchurch, Shepway, Kent, TN29
Civil Parish: Dymchurch
Built-Up Area: Dymchurch
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 100 290 DYMCHURCH DYMCHURCH ROAD
A259, (East side)
Martello Tower, No.25
Martello Tower. 1806. Brick, covered in plain render. Circular, slightly tapering tower about 30 feet high. Walls said to be 51/2-6 feet thick. Renewed shallow domed roof surrounded by projecting cement-rendered coping. 2 small C20 casements, one to north and one to south, with cills about 12 feet up. 2 small ventilation grilles towards base. Vertical door with proud architrave and segmental head, with cill about 10 feet up, on west side. T-shaped recess below cill with surround continued from door architrave. Plaque over doorway. No external steps at time of re-survey. C20 door to ground floor. Interior gutted. One of a series of towers built in 1806 as gunposts against a possible Napoleonic invasion. Stands immediately behind sea wall. See High Street (east side) Martello Tower No.24 and Hythe Road (east side) Martello Tower No.23.
Listing NGR: TR1001229036
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