Monument record BAW 009 - Martello Tower Y (No.4), Bawdsey Beach

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Scheduled Monument - Martello tower Y (number 4), built AD 1810-1812.


Grid reference Centred TM 3585 4106 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM34SE


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Full Description

Martello tower (number 4), built AD 1809-1810 and immediately garrisoned as a sea defence post. By 1812 not permanently manned. Just off the beach behind a dyke. Condition good (S1).
2001: converted for domestic use - plans etc in (S1).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM34SE4.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: DOE scheduling information.
  • <M2> (No record type): AP: RAF 1953, 58/1007 No. 0055.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Sutcliffe, S. 1972. Martello towers.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Millward J. 2007. An Assessment of the East Coast Martello Towers.
  • <S6> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 RD 18-NOV-81.

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2021 10:04AM

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