Round Towers

Circular stone towers which taper toward the top, have a conical stone cap, four to five internal floors, and an entry door high above the ground; common in Ireland, associated with churches, and probably built between the 10th and 12th centuries.

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Go Historic ID
16876
Names
round towers
round tower
towers, round
torres redondas Spanish
torre redonda Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300101468. The J. Paul Getty Trust.