TQ6805 : Martello Tower number 55

3 km from Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, Great Britain

Martello Tower number 55
Martello Tower number 55
Built in 1804 during the height of the Napoleonic Wars, 73 were erected between Folkestone and Seaford. This one has lead an interesting life, having at some point been a semaphore station and a base to conduct electronic wireless experiments. It was sold in 2004 to be converted into a home. A full history can be found LinkExternal link
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Sunday, 28 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 28 May, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 681 052 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.3166N 0:23.1122E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 680 051
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