tower house


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tower house

1. A small castle consisting primarily or entirely of a single tower.
2. Same as keep.
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Aden Country Park will hold a separate archaeological dig at the Medieval Tower House site on September 7 from 10am to 4pm and members of the public have been given the chance to take part.
Three years after the moon landing, Neil Armstrong visited the tower house, climbed the balcony and viewed the home of his ancestors.
Tower House, a Georgian property dating from the late 18th Century, and Tower House Cottage - on the market as one substantial period home - look out over the River Tweed.
Jimmy had voiced concerns that construction work could damage his Grade I-listed gothic revival mansion, Tower House.
He fears the construction work will damage his Grade I-listed mansion, Tower House.
But Page, 74, fears construction work could damage his Grade I listed gothic revival mansion Tower House and its ornately decorated interior of stained glass, decorative plasterwork and ceramic tiling.
Page doesn't have a whole lotta love for the project, saying building work could damage his own 19th-century Gothic-revival mansion, Tower House.
It will see Bob Wills of GUARD Archeology give a presentation on the recent work carried out at Partick on the site of the Bishop's residence and the later Tower House.
The Tower House is now for sale and dates from 1715.