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The Irish coastline is dotted with the famous Martello Towers, small round towers with flat roofs.

These towers were designed and built as lookout posts during the Napoleonic Wars.
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Martello TowersMartello Tower D - Clacton, Essex

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Martello Tower, adjacent to sea wall, Clacton Golf Course II Martello Tower. Circa 1808-1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2014

last visited: never

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Martello TowersMartello Tower E - Clacton, Essex

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Martello Tower adjacent to sea wall, Butlins Holiday Village

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2014

last visited: never

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Martello TowersWest Martello Tower - Key West, Fl

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The West Martello Tower in Key Wes, Fl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/31/2014

last visited: never

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Martello TowersPrince of Wales Tower - Halifax, NS, Canada

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The Prince of Wales Tower was built in 1796-7. It is located in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 2/11/2013

last visited: 11/10/2014

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Martello TowersTour Martello no. 4 - Québec, Qc, Canada

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Tour Martello no. 4 is located in Québec, Qc, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2012

last visited: 9/20/2014

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 8 - Hospital Hill, Folkestone, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: 5/18/2012

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 15 - Range Road, Hythe, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: never

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 14 - Range Road, Hythe, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: never

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 13 - West Parade, Hythe, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: never

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 23 - Hythe Road, Dymchurch, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 25 - Dymchurch, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2012

last visited: 8/31/2013

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Martello TowersMartello Tower No. 24 - Dymchurch, Kent, UK

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Martello Towers were built along the coast of East Sussex and Kent as a defence against the French during 1793 to 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2012

last visited: never

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Martello TowersKingston Martello Tower - Cathcart Tower

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Cathcart Tower is a Martello tower located on Cedar Island in the St. Lawrence River, off the eastern shore of Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/23/2012

last visited: 5/24/2014

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Martello TowersKingston Martello Tower - Fort Frederick

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One of four Martello Towers in Kingston

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cdn Howlers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Martello TowersKingston Martello Tower - Shoal Tower

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One of four Martello Towers in Kingston

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cdn Howlers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/13/2012

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Martello TowersMartello Tower Aldeburgh, Suffolk

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The Tower is the only surviving building of the fishing village of Slaughden, which had been washed away by the North Sea by 1936..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2011

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Martello TowersYe Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum - Howth - Ireland

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This Martello house is overlooking the harbour of Howth, has been restored and is now the Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 3/10/2011

last visited: 11/17/2014

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Martello TowersMartello Tower - Howth, Dublin. Ireland

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One of the Martello Towers you can find in the Howth area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 2/9/2011

last visited: 2/13/2013

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Martello TowersBelvelly Martello Tower - Belvelly, County Cork, Ireland

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Martello tower located in the small village of Belvelly north of Cobh on Great Island in County Cork.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Munster, Ireland

date approved: 12/28/2010

last visited: never

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Tour Martello 2 - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member XeresDan

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/14/2010

last visited: 10/13/2013

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Martello TowersTour Martello 1 - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

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Tour Martello 1 - Quebec, Quebec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member XeresDan

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/14/2010

last visited: 10/27/2014

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Martello TowersRingaskiddy Martello Tower - Ringskiddy, Ireland

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One of many martello towers around the Cork harbor in southwest Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Munster, Ireland

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: never

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Martello TowersTorre de Arenillas

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Torre defensiva del rio Tinto/Odiel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Komando-L

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 11/30/2009

last visited: never

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Martello TowersOuaisnes Tower

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Jersey’s position within sight of France, yet loyal to the English crown, has made her vulnerable through the centuries to coastal attack. The north coast cliffs provided a good measure of protection, but the bays of the west, south and east coasts were too accessible to potential invaders. Coastal defences were a necessity, and they needed frequent updating and repairs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/1/2009

last visited: 8/22/2011

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Martello TowersLewis Tower

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Jersey’s position within sight of France, yet loyal to the English crown, has made her vulnerable through the centuries to coastal attack. The north coast cliffs provided a good measure of protection, but the bays of the west, south and east coasts were too accessible to potential invaders. Coastal defences were a necessity, and they needed frequent updating and repairs. There were several phases in the construction of towers around Jersey’s coasts. The first plan was made by General Conway, t

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/1/2009

last visited: 7/14/2010

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