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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 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: 9/24/2013

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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: 3/12/2014

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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: 10/22/2013

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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: never

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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: 9/18/2010

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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: 3/8/2014

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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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Martello TowersGreve de Lecq

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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: 7/18/2009

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Martello TowersAlcufar Tower - Menorca, Spain

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Tower built by the Spanish and later used by the English (during the last period of the British ocupation) at the beginning of the 19th century in order to prevent enemy landings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 4/17/2009

last visited: 9/5/2008

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Martello TowersPhillipet Tower - Menorca, Spain

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Martello Tower built by the English at the beginning of the 19th century in order to prevent enemy landings

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: 9/9/2008

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