Friends of Martello24
The Friends of Martello24 has been set up as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) to work In partnership with English Heritage to open Martello Tower No 24 to the public on a published regular basis.
The trust is a charitable organisation, which has applied to the Charity Commission for registration.
Martello Tower No. 24 is the most accurate example remaining of an original Martello Tower and is currently the only tower solely devoted to the history of the Martello Towers.
The trust is working very closely with the Dymchurch & District Heritage Group concerning the provision of historical and related information.
The trust also has aims to work with the owners of other historic buildings in Dymchurch to achieve greater awareness of these buildings
The objectivess of the Dymchurch Historic Buildings Trust are:
- to work in partnership with English Heritage to open Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch to the public on a regular basis;
- to work in partnership with the owners of other historic buildings in Dymchurch and the local area to promote greater awareness of the historic value of these historic buildings and, where appropriate, to enable greater access to the public;
- to work in partnership with other organisations on Objects 1. and 2.
There are six trustees:
Richard Blackwell (Chairman) Denise Meyers Andrew Ashton Peter Faulkner Maureen Vogt Barry Tate
Martello Tower No. 24 is one of three Martello Towers
in Dymchurch. It is located just off the High Street
Martello Tower No. 24
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