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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WISH TOWER

List entry Number: 1043638

Location

WISH TOWER, KING EDWARD'S PARADE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
East SussexEastbourneDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 293573

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KING EDWARD'S PARADE 1. 1065 Wish Tower TV 6198 7/33

II

2. Martello Tower erected in 1806 as a defence. The walls are 8 feet thick built of brick with a cement coating. The door is 20 feet above the ground. Inside was a magazine with 2 rooms above it. On the roof was a gun emplace- ment. This Tower has been largely spoiled during the 1939/1945 war by an observation post or range finding look-out having been built on top of it with a square roof that juts out in front.

Listing NGR: TV6133698221

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National Grid Reference: TV 61336 98221

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