Gate tower

Gate tower

A tower containing a gate to a fortress.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

gate tower

A tower containing a gate to a fortress. (See illustration p. 456.)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As we topped the ridge and saw the granite gate towers dotting the flowered plain at our feet Ja made a final effort to persuade me to abandon my mad purpose and return with him to Anoroc, but I was firm in my resolve, and at last he bid me good-bye, assured in his own mind that he was looking upon me for the last time.
Located in the Capital Gate tower, the iconic 'Leaning Tower of Abu Dhabi' offers unsurpassed views of the city and its coastline.
Located in the Capital Gate tower, the 188-room Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi offers views of the city and its coastline.
Located in the iconic Capital Gate tower, the 188-room Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi offers unsurpassed views of the city and its coastline.
Axis Tower, Gate Tower, and Vida Residence are some of Trojan's completed projects in Abu Dhabi, and the firm is currently developing 17 Icon Bay, Harbour Gate Tower, and the Address Residences in Dubai.
All existing complexes in Abu Dhabi, such as the Marina Square Gate Tower, should induct a team of firefighters as their security staff.
These include the "We Are Seven" grave (traditionally associated with the William Wordsworth poem), the postern gate tower, decorative squirrels and peacocks in the High Street, the former Customs Office and the site of the home of John Williams, who was the Archbishop of York and a key figure in Conwy's history in the Civil War.
I stopped off at Eschenheimer Turm Tower close to the main shopping area on my way back - a bar and restaurant in a medieval gate tower.
The bride and groom have the option of entering the priory via the main North Gate Tower (Portcullis) and driving, in style, to meet their guests in front of the house.
A special-edition Ferrari 458 Italia sports car, valued around six million Yuan (591,480 pounds), was filmed at night doing 'doughnuts' and wheel spinning on the ramparts of the Zhonghua Gate Tower.
Local television channels showed pictures of a Ferrari 458 Italia sedan being lifted up and driven around at high speed on the ramparts of the Zhonghua Gate Tower in the city of Nanjing.
The five-star hotel is housed in the Capital Gate Tower which is part of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has already in the Guinness Book of World Records for many structural firsts, including its unusual shape which tilts at an 18 degree angle.