Round tower


Round tower

Round tower may refer to:
*Types
**Irish round tower
**Broch
**Round-tower church
**Nuraghe - Sardinia (Italy)

*Specific
**Leaning Tower of Pisa
**The belltower of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna, Italy
**The belltower of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy
**Newport Tower (Rhode Island) - also known as Round Tower.
**Rundetårn (Copenhagen, Denmark) - Meaning Round Tower
**Round Tower Lodge, Sandiway, Cheshire, England


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  • Round tower — Tower Tow er, n. [OE. tour,tor,tur, F. tour, L. turris; akin to Gr. ?; cf. W. twr a tower, Ir. tor a castle, Gael. torr a tower, castle. Cf. {Tor}, {Turret}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Round tower — Round Round, a. [OF. roond, roont, reond, F. rond, fr. L. rotundus, fr. rota wheel. See {Rotary}, and cf. {Rotund}, {roundel}, {Rundlet}.] 1. Having every portion of the surface or of the circumference equally distant from the center; spherical;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Round Tower — (englisch, Runder Turm) bezeichnet diverse Rundtürme: Newport Mühle, eine Turmwindmühle in Rhode Island, USA Nantyglo Round Towers, Zwillingsfestungstürme in Blaenau Gwent, Wales, Vereinigtes Königreich Round Tower Lodge, ein Pförtnerturm in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • round tower — noun : a circular stone tower ranging in height from 60 to 150 feet, having a conical cap, and built in considerable numbers in Ireland from the 9th to the 13th centuries as refuges from Viking invaders * * * round tower noun A tall tapering… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Round-tower church — Round tower churches are a type of church found mainly in England, almost solely in East Anglia; of about 185 surviving examples in the country, 124 are in Norfolk, 38 in Suffolk, 6 in Essex, 3 in Sussex and 2 each in Cambridgeshire and Berkshire …   Wikipedia

  • Round Tower (Portsmouth) — Coordinates: 50°47.432′N 001°06.531′W / 50.790533°N 1.10885°W / 50.790533; 1.10885 …   Wikipedia

  • Round Tower Lodge — The Round Tower Lodge is situated in the central reservation of the A556 in Sandiway, Cheshire, England (gbmapping|SJ611709). It is a Grade II listed building. [cite web |url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?pid=1 id=402160… …   Wikipedia

  • Round Tower Stakes — The Round Tower Stakes is a Group 3 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland open to two year old thoroughbreds. It is run over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 metres) at the Curragh, and it takes place annually in late August or early… …   Wikipedia

  • Irish round tower — This is about Irish style round towers. See round tower for other types of towers. Irish round towers are early medieval stone towers of a type found mainly in Ireland, with three in Scotland and one on the Isle of Man. Though there is no certain …   Wikipedia

  • Ratoo Round Tower — Rattoo Round Tower Les ruines de l église du 15ème et une croix celtique du cimetière de l abbaye La tour ronde de Rattoo ou Rattoo Round Tower ou Cloigteach Ràth Tuaidh fait partie des ruines d un monastère à Ballyduff entre Ballybunnion et… …   Wikipédia en Français


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