A tower house is a particular type of stone structure, built for defensive purposes as well as habitation.
- Benedictine Convent of St. John the oldest towerhouse in the Alps (from the 10th century) Link
- Berat and Gjirokastra Typical houses consist of a tall stone block structure which can be up to five stories high (kule at Gjirokastra)
- Historic Jeddah
- Kaiping Diaolou
- 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)
- San Gimignano
- Um er-Rasas stylites
- Upper Svaneti
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