Monument record FEX 074 - Martello Tower O

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Summary

Martello Tower O' marked on OS 1st edition map, and possibly the site of the Raynham Redoubt.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 2871 3194 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM23SE
Civil Parish FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

`Martello Tower O' marked on OS 1st edition map (S1). 1880s OS map not checked. Not visible on 1900s maps. Presumably eroded into sea. Grid reference approximate, after (S1) S of `grave yard', FEX 075.
Built 1810-1812.
Demolished in 1838 as a result of encroachment by the sea (S2).
Possibly on the site of Raynham Redoubt, see map of 1785 in the parish file,

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1 inch map (1st ed), sheet 64, 1838.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Mead, H P. 1948. The Martello Towers of England.

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Record last edited

Jul 21 2012 10:26AM

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