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martello tower

A defensive tower of the 16th century; of Italian origin and usually circular.
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Digital VR 3D tech specialist <BJustin Williams, left, with chief technical officer Ben Bennett, and the virtual Martello Towers
OWeOd always thought it would be marvellous to live in one of the Martello towers,O says Janine.
To protect Canada four Martello towers, Murney, Victoria, Cathcart (Cedar island tower) and Fort Frederick were built.
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QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 It provides our sense of balance; 2 A planchette; 3 Man - as a baby, an adult and an old person with a stick; 4 Martin Luther King Jr; 5 Thomas Cook; 6 B&Q; 7 A Soviet labour camp; 8 Oxer; 9 Avis car rentals; 10 Martello towers
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But faced with with all those wide-open spaces, the first thing presenter Nicholas Crane does is go inside to inspect one of the Martello towers built to protect us from Napoleon.
Uncover an island steeped in history: romantic clifftop ruins, beachside Martello towers, lunar landscapes at low tide and World War II bunkers.
But architect Ronald Ward couldn't resist the challenge when he laid eyes on the striking Martello Towers, built along the Kent coast to repel Napoleon.
Built using 500,000 bricks each, the Martello towers were positioned at vulnerable spots along the south-east coast to fend off invasion during the wars which raged throughout Europe between 1803 and 1815.
Just seven of the existing Martello Towers are inhabited out of 103 originally built along the east coasts of England and Ireland.