TQ6402 : Martello Tower, north side of Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne

near to Sovereign Harbour, East Sussex, Great Britain

Martello Tower, north side of Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Martello Tower, north side of Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne
Many of these towers were set up in the early 19th century to defend England's coast. They copied the design of a tower at Mortella Point in Corsica, which had held out against (and greatly impressed) the British navy.
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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 June, 2012
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Martello tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6470 0217 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.7417N 0:20.1370E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6464 0206
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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