Monument record FEX 069 - Martello Tower R; Bartlet Hospital

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Martello Tower R (reasonbly good survival within modern hospital complex).


Grid reference Centred TM 310 347 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TM33SW


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

"Martello Tower R (site of). Formerly on the crest of a cliff at Felixstowe and had a moat. Demolished earlier this century' (S1)(S2)(R1)(R2).
1848 Tithe shows battery in front of tower and enclosure.
A modern 1:1200 plan shows part of circular structure and circular outer wall still standing within hospital complex (S3).
1994: Site visit by R D Carr demonstrated survival of base of Martello as element of Bartlet Hospital (S4).
2011: Detailed heritage statement and building survey (S5).

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <S1> (No record type): OS, 1 inch map (1st ed), 1838.
  • <R1> (No record type): OS, 1 inch map, 3rd series, sheet 99, 1907.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3 - map).
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM33SW2, 1977.
  • <S3> (No record type): Suff Coastal DC, planning application C.93/0060, January 1993.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. Carr R D, SCCAS, Martello Tower File, ms + sketch, 1994.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Lawson Planning Partnership Ltd. 2011. Heritage Statement, Former Bartlet Convalescent Home, Felixstowe.
  • <S6> Bibliographic reference: Sutcliffe, S. 1972. Martello towers.
  • <S7> Unpublished document: Millward J. 2007. An Assessment of the East Coast Martello Towers.
  • <S8> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2021 12:54PM

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