Tower Houses

Distinctly vertical dwellings, built for defensive purposes, usually of stone and with at least three to four stories.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
20780
Names
tower houses
tower house
houses, tower
peels
peel towers
peles
pele-towers
pele towers
pile towers
tower-houses
towers, peel
towers, pele
towers, pile
woontorens Dutch
woontoren Dutch
casa-torreón Spanish
torreón Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300182716. The J. Paul Getty Trust.