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Martello Towers martellotowers.co.uk aims to be a comprehensive guide to Martello Towers, from why they were built, how they were built, where they built and where they are today.

Martello Towers martellotowers.co.uk 

    • adheres to the values of openness, transparency, accountability, and trust in all its operations
    • is completely independent and run voluntarily on a non-commercial, not-for-profit basis
    • does not accept standard paid advertising
    • uses a variety of different sources for the information it provides and makes every attempt to ensure there is no copyright infringement(s)

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Acknowledgements

The Editor would like to acknowledge English Heritage and Wikipedia for providing much of the source information for this website.
He would also like to acknowledge:

  1. By PHGCOM - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5283907
  2. Marie-Christine https://www.mauritiusinsideout.com/martello-tower.html
  3. VSL Travel https://www.visitsierraleone.org/the-martello-tower
  4. Ireland's National Inventory of Architectural Heritage http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/

Contact

If you have any comments and/or suggestions about this website, please use our Enquiry Form or contact the owner & Editor Peter Faulkner.

    Telephone Icon 01797 212507  or  07951 015551
   Email Icon  peter@martellos.co.uk
   post 92 Merritt Road, Greatstone, Romney Marsh, Kent TN28 8SZ UK.