Thesaurus Term/Concept: TOWER HOUSE

Identifier 68914
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A multi-storey, fortified hall house with one of the crosswings being raised in the form of a crenellated tower. Permanently occupied, they date from the mid 14th to the 17th century and are found mainly in the border counties of the North of England.

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Context Record
Monument Type MNT14185 Beauvale Priory, Greasley - Prior's House (Building)
Monument Type MNT14227 C13 Tower house at Manor Farm, Halloughton (Building)