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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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.
Summary: Design Museum and Tower House to be venue for event from September 18 to 20
Concentrating on the northeast, Gillian Eadie highlights the importance of a patron's needs in shaping the forms adopted by tower house builders.
31 October 2016 - UK-based property investment and development company Capital and Counties Properties plc (LSE: CAPC) has acquired the freehold interest of Tower House, 10 Southampton Street, Covent Garden, from Derwent London plc for GBP 67.
The conversion of the A-listed Baronial Tower House, located just outside the village of Dunlop, recently won Best Renovation of the Year at the Scottish Home Awards 2016.
The 1953 restaurant The Tower House gave way to other establishments, but the 1880s Queen Anne mansion itself, much altered, finally fell to the wrecking ball in the 21st century and is now a parking lot for the textile mill's newest use -- loft condos called, aptly enough, Kettle Brook Lofts.
40 Wetherby Gilnockie Tower is a rubble-built tower house located near the hamlet of Hollows, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
During the April 6th ceremony, local and national dignitaries, representatives from the Swedish embassy, and CHwB staff, along with Babameto family members, gathered in front of the newly restored Babameto I tower house to acknowledge the work that was done and the significance of the project for the Gjirokastra community.
James Lyttleton, Blarney Castle: An Irish Tower House (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011, 157 pp.
Seventy boys aged eight to thirteen from Tower House School star in the film, which has been filmed at various locations around the country.
College Cork, Ireland) describes Blarney Castle, the medieval home of the Gaelic Irish lords of Muskerry, and its architecture throughout its history in the context of an expansive native lordship in late medieval Munster and how changes in the layout and appearance of the tower house connect to the social status and cultural identity of the family.