Watchtowers

Any built structure used as a lookout station that affords observation of a surrounding area.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
18827
Names
watchtowers
watchtower
watch-tower
lookout towers
observation towers
towers, lookout
towers, observation
watch towers
wachttorens Dutch
wachttoren Dutch
koertorens Dutch
torres de vigilancia Spanish
torre de vigilancia Spanish
atalaya Spanish
espera Spanish
garita Spanish
vichadero Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300134522. The J. Paul Getty Trust.