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South Martello Tower Approximately 200 Metres East of Bristol Hill on the Site of Former Hms Ganges, Royal Naval Training Establishment

A Grade II Listed Building in Shotley, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9559 / 51°57'21"N

Longitude: 1.2707 / 1°16'14"E

OS Eastings: 624829

OS Northings: 233656

OS Grid: TM248336

Mapcode National: GBR VQJ.B30

Mapcode Global: VHLCF.Z34F

Entry Name: South Martello Tower Approximately 200 Metres East of Bristol Hill on the Site of Former Hms Ganges, Royal Naval Training Establishment

Listing Date: 23 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277507

Location: Shotley, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Shotley

Built-Up Area: Shotley Gate

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 SW SHOTLEY off BRISTOL HILL

6/55 South Martello Tower approx
200 metres east of Bristol
Hill on the site of former
HMS Ganges, Royal Naval
Training Establishment

- II

Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812. Roughcast brick. Stone rusticated dressings
with keystones to 4 doorways. Windows blocked. Stone coping. The large circular
tower now supports a tall metal tower with pointed leaded roof, a C20 brick look-
out room and a mast with 2 yards. The ground floor is brick vaulted, the arch
springing from a brick centre column. Built as part of defensive system to East
and South Coasts during theNapebleonic war.This tower is of the larger, elliptical
East Coast type.


Listing NGR: TM2482933656

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