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Martello Tower No. 13 - West Parade, Hythe, Kent, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 51° 03.874 E 001° 04.788
31U E 365452 N 5658759
Quick Description: Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/31/2012 7:04:21 AM
Waymark Code: WME3Y8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
Views: 2

Long Description:
This is Martello Tower No. 13 and it lies in a street lined with houses along the seafront at Hythe. It blends in with the other houses as it too is now a private residence.

The tower is the usual design with added windows and roof access and is white-washed. It commands great views across the sea and is appropriately named.
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Location:
West Parade
Hythe, Kent United Kingdom
CT21


Condition of Building: Converted to a house

Parking: Not Listed

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