mural tower

mural tower

In a medieval fortification, one of a number of towers built along a curtain wall, 2.
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West Mural Tower sits in the grounds of 900-year-old Auckland Castle and may have been built as a semi-defensive gatehouse for the site.
The restored West Mural Tower in the grounds of Auckland Castle
Extensive conservation work is now complete at the West Mural Tower in Bishop Auckland, thought to date from the 15th Century.
An application has been submitted to Durham County Council to conserve the Grade I-listed West Mural Tower in the grounds of Auckland Castle in Bishop Auckland.
It now seems clear that the large, elongated towers continued to be built right through into the second half of the 13th century whilst the shorter, mural towers only seem to appear in late contexts, at Dinas Bran, Caergwrle and possibly Dolforwyn.