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martello tower

A defensive tower of the 16th century; of Italian origin and usually circular.
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Richard and Janine Owen and their three children Charley, six, Hebe, two, and Poppy, four months, live in a circular Martello tower on the Kent coast above Folkestone.
To protect Canada four Martello towers, Murney, Victoria, Cathcart (Cedar island tower) and Fort Frederick were built.
Bill Jenman, project manager at Touching the Tide, added: "The Martello Towers are some of the most visible reminders of Suffolk's times in the front line of history, but hardly anyone alive today has ever got to see inside one.
We stopped at Dymchurch, a typical seaside town with funfair, gift shops, cafes and Martello Towers, fortresses built at the turn of the 19th century to keep out French invaders.
Uncover an island steeped in history with romantic clifftop ruins, beachside Martello towers, lunar landscapes at low tide and Second World War bunkers.
Stray off line early on and you can end up on the golden sands of L'Ancresse Bay, while later in the round there are two huge, brick-built Martello Towers dating to the Napoleonic Wars which could wreck your card if you take the wrong line off the 15th or 16th tees.
of Engineer s requirements and permitting, and the performing of all work necessary in accordance with the specifications as follows: Required Services: The required services to be performed by the Contractor shall be to clean and maintain the entire length and width of the designated public beach areas from the waters edge to the curb line or nearest edge of the pavement of the public road nearest to and paralleling the beach area including the area between the White Street Pier and West Martello Towers, seven days per week, weather and/or environmental conditions permitting.
David Bowie - see Question 10 ANSWERS: 1 Prague; 2 Martello towers; 3 Harold Wilson; 4 Wind speed; 5 Mulberry; 6 A clay oven; 7 Arkwright; 8 Shane Gould; 9 Majorca (Mallorca); 10 Ziggy Stardust.
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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
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.
ANSWERS: 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.