Martello tower

Martello towers, sometimes known simply as Martellos, are small defensive forts that were built across the British Empire during the 19th century, from the time of the French Revolutionary Wars onwards.

Notable Places in the Area

Memorial
The is a monument to aircrew who flew in the Battle of Britain. is situated 4200 feet northeast of Martello tower. Photo: Detraymond, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theatre
is an entertainment and function venue situated in , on the coast of . is situated 1¼ miles southwest of Martello tower. Photo: Nixii9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
St Mary and St Eanswythe’s Church is a Grade II* listed Anglican church in , , situated not far from cliffs overlooking the English Channel. is situated 1 mile southwest of Martello tower. Photo: Chris Whippet, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Railway station
is on the South Eastern Main Line in England, and is the main station serving the town of , Kent. is situated 1¼ miles west of Martello tower. Photo: Peter Trimming, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a port town on the , in , south-east . Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Village
is now a town and civil parish in the Folkestone and Hythe district of , England. is situated 2½ miles northwest of Martello tower. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Suburb
is a northern suburb of in . is situated 2½ miles west of Martello tower. Photo: Carol Rose, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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