Friends of Martello24
Martello Tower No. 24 is one of three Martello Towers in Dymchurch. It is located just off the High Street. Martello24 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 Friends of Martello24 is a volunteer run organisation and Registered Charity (no. 1172376) set up in 2017 as a trust to advance the education of the public in the history and heritage of Martello Tower No. 24.
This to be achieved particularly by working In partnership with English Heritage to open Martello Tower No 24 to the public on a published regular basis.
The trust also has aims to work with the owners of other historic buildings in Dymchurch to achieve greater awareness of these buildings
The trust works very closely with the Dymchurch & District Heritage Group concerning the provision of historical and related information.
To advance the education of the public in the history and heritage of Martello Tower No. 24 and other historic buildings in Dymchurch, Kent and the surrounding area in particular but not exclusively by arranging exhibitions, lectures, classes and similar educational activities.
More About Us
You can find out how we came about from our Information Brief
There are six trustees:
Richard Blackwell (Chairman)
Peter Faulkner (Secretary)
Denise Meyers (Minutes Secretary)
Andrew Ashton (Display Committee Chairman)
Date of the constitution (last amended): 28 March 2017 Registered Charity Number 1172376
The name of the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (“the CIO”) is the Friends of Martello24.
The object of the CIO is to advance the education of the public in the history and heritage of Martello Tower No. 24 and other historic buildings in Dymchurch, Kent and the surrounding area in particular but not exclusively by arranging exhibitions, lectures, classes and similar educational activities.
You can read our full Constitution at Friends of Martello24 Constitution.
If you would like to volunteer to help us open Martello Tower No. 24, help in other ways and/or you would like more information about us, then please contact our Secretary, Peter email.
Trustees showing one of our new replica muskets, purchased
with funds from Cllr Ian Meyers F&HDC Ward budget
L to R: Denise Meyers, Adrian Goodsell, Richard Blackwell, Andrew Ashton,
Cllr Ian Meyers, Maureen Vogt, Barry Tate, Peter Faulkner