Thesaurus Term/Concept: TURRET

Identifier 68883
Status Preferred
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Scope Note A small tower or bartizan, which was often placed at the angles of a castle, to increase the flanking ability, some only serving as corner buttresses. Also used to describe the small rectangular towers situated between the milecastles along Hadrians Wall.

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Context Record
Monument Type MLI93794 Base of a Roman wall turret, East Bight, Lincoln (Building)