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Martello Tower
Simonstown, Western Cape

ROYAL ENGINEERS: Architect

Date:1795
Type:Fortifications
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
34°11'34.93" S 18°26'34.81" E

One of three Martello towers built in South Africa, the others being in Cape Town and Fort Beaufort.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Alberts, Paul. 1992. South African military buildings photographed : an historical heritage. Cape Town: The Gallery Press. pg 24