Monument record FEX 061 - Martello Tower U, at Felixstowe Ferry (No 6)

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Martello Tower U (No 6), built 1810-1812


Grid reference Centred TM 3284 3732 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM33NW


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Scheduled Monumet - Martello Tower (No 6) - built 1810-1812.
1981: Whole building is in almost derelict condition. Outside large pitted holes and cracks in rendering & brick work. Interior (reached by precarious ladder) is in an appalling state. Wooden floors rotting with wet seeping through ceilings, full of pigeon droppings. Roof covered in 2 ft high weeds. Building needs urgent attention. Property currently for sale (S1).

For (early 20th century?) photogrph see (S2).

(S2) SCC Database file, T/arc/Colin/martellos

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <R1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM33NW35.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Millward J. 2007. An Assessment of the East Coast Martello Towers.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Sutcliffe, S. 1972. Martello towers.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. MHLG (Prov HHR) Felixstowe Suffolk July 1947 2.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Aug 10 2021 4:56PM

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