peel tower

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peel, pele

In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.
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The tower is one of the many pele towers dotting the countryside along the Kirtle water.
The pele tower sits on the grounds and it always intrigued Kate because it's steeped in history.
Cresswell Pele Tower was built by the Cresswell family in the 15th century and is one of about 80 pele towers in Northumberland.
Cresswell Pele Tower was built by the Cresswell family in the 15th century and is one of around 80 fortified pele towers in Northumberland.
Here, you'll find the couple, passionate about border history keen to know every detail about reivers, castles, pele towers, bastles and battles fought long ago.
Whittingham was one of many pele towers built as fortified refuges in the volatile Borders country.
PELE towers were once part of a major defence line that stretched across the north of England to protect the country from border raiders.
Pam Vardy lives in one of Northumberland's oldest pele towers within the former Shilbottle vicarage.
WITH its fascinating history, warren of quirky rooms and one of the oldest Pele towers in Northumberland, artist Pam Vardy's six-bedroom home is a real inspiration to her work.
Over the centuries it acquired two defensive pele towers.
Many of these were originally built as defensive fortifications such as pele towers and bastles.
Whittington Tower was one of many pele towers built between the 1200s and 1600s as fortified refugees and lookout posts in the volatile border country.