All 25 standing Martello Towers on the South Coast (and one collapsed tower) are pictured here in their numbered sequence, after a few general photos of the key elements of a tower.
Many of the towers are privately owned, but they can be seen from the outside.
The South Coast Martello Towers
Tower 1 - Folkestone, Kent
Tower 2 - Folkestone, Kent
Tower 3 - Folkestone, Kent
This tower has been converted into a visitor centre, although it seldom seems to be open. A WW2 observation post has been built onto the roof.
This tower is located in a private garden at the end of 'The Leas'. It is completely overgrown with ivy, the brickwork cannot even be seen! It was once used as a Semaphore station.
Tower 5 - Folkestone, Kent
Tower 6 - Sandgate, Kent
Tower 8 - Sandgate, Kent
Tower 9 - Sandgate, Kent
Towers 10-12 - Hythe, Kent - No longer standing
Tower 13 - Hythe, Kent
Tower 19 - Hythe Ranges
Towers 20-22 - No longer standing, Hythe and Dymchurch, Kent
Tower 23 - Dymchurch, Kent
Tower 24 - Dymchurch, Kent
Tower 25 - Dymchurch, Kent
Towers 26-27 - No longer standing, Dymchurch, Kent
Tower 28 - Rye Harbour, Sussex
Tower 29 - No longer standing, Rye, Sussex
Tower 30 - Rye, Sussex
Tower 55 - Norman's Bay, Sussex
Towers 56-59 - No longer standing, Norman's Bay & Pevensey Bay
Tower 60 - Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Tower 61 - Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Tower 62 - Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Tower 64 - Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Tower 65 - No longer standing, Pevensey Bay, Sussex
Tower 66 - Eastbourne, Sussex
Tower 73 - 'The Wish Tower', Eastbourne, Sussex
Tower 74 - Seaford, Sussex