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© Mr Alistair F Nisbet

IoE Number: 277507
Location: SOUTH MARTELLO TOWER APPROXIMATELY 200 METRES EAST OF BRISTOL HILL ON THE SITE OF FORMER HMS GANGES, ROYAL NAVAL TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT, BRISTOL HILL (off)
  SHOTLEY, BABERGH, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Alistair F Nisbet
Date Photographed: 02 June 2002
Date listed: 23 February 1989
Date of last amendment: 23 February 1989
Grade II

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TM 23 SWSHOTLEYoff BRISTOL HILL6/55South Martello Tower approx200 metres east of BristolHill on the site of former

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.

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