5 bedroom house for saleNo 1 The Thames, Sheerness, ME3
Under Offer £500,000
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Off the coast of the Isle of Grain there is a unique building, with an unforgettable address, which is looking for a new owner. Number 1, The Thames, otherwise known as Grain Tower Battery, was built around 1855. The 150 year-old estuary gun emplacement is a kilometre off the Isle of Grain shore. It can be reached by boat or by foot, via a pathway over the sand that is only accessible when the tide is out. The building has been extended and re-modelled over the years. Its original purpose was to serve as a key military installation, protecting Chatham and Sheerness dockyards as well as The Thames. The tower's location is roughly where The Thames and the River Medway meet. The original tower is similar in design to the Martello towers which were first constructed as a defence against Napoleon in the early 19th Century.
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