A tower house is a particular type of stone structure, built for defensive purposes as well as habitation.
|Ancient Kingdom of Saba||On top of the tell are the remains of a cluster of traditional Yemeni tower houses (AB ev)|
|Benedictine Convent of St. John||the oldest towerhouse in the Alps (from the 10th century)|
|Berat and Gjirokastra||Typical houses consist of a tall stone block structure which can be up to five stories high (kule at Gjirokastra)|
|Koutammakou||Takienta tower houses|
|Mesa Verde||Square Tower House|
|Regensburg||Ca. 40 patrician houses|
|Rila Monastery||Hrelyo's Tower, built in 1334-5 by protosebastos Hrelja in the courtyard of the Rila Monastery, is a pre-Ottoman example of an autonomous tower that served residential as well as defensive purposes (wiki)|
|Siena||"In addition to the walls, the property includes many other important original elements such as (...) the residences including palaces and towerhouses." (Official description)|
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