Thesaurus Term/Concept: INTERVAL TOWER

Identifier 68888
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A tower situated above the rampart walkway and in between the angle towers along a defensive structure, such as a castle wall. They were used as lookout towers, roofed strongpoints or platforms from which missiles could be discharged or artillery fired.

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Context Record
Monument Type MLI70141 Lower west gate, city defences and settlement evidence, The Park (Monument)
Monument Type MLI70148 Roman defences and settlement on Motherby Hill, Lincoln (Monument)