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© Mr Derek Routen

IoE Number: 285383
Location: MARTELLO TOWER, (OFF) SHINGLE STREET (south side)
  BAWDSEY, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Derek Routen
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 31 August 1988
Date of last amendment: 31 August 1988
Grade II

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BAWDSEY(Off) SHINGLE STREETTM 34 SE(South End)11/20Martello Tower

BAWDSEY (Off) SHINGLE STREET TM 34 SE (South End) 11/20 Martello Tower G.V. II Defensive tower. c.1810-1812. Col Twiss and Capt Ford. Rendered brick with ashlar dressings. Three storeys. Tear-drop shaped plan, the sharper end facing east towards the sea. Battered walls. At ground level is a C20 door opening facing north west and a large cambered-headed window opening faces north. At first floor level are a series of 4 window openings with cambered heads which have slightly projecting ashlar surrounds with lugs to the top, centre and bottom of each side. At the same level and facing west is a doorway with ashlar surround and an inset ashlar ladder-slope below the sill which is now approached by a set of C20 concrete steps. To the roof is a C20 glazed porch.

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