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Journal Article

Journal TitleArchaeology Ireland
Article TitleKnow your monuments : martello and signal towers
AuthorO'Sullivan, Muiris ; Downey, Liam
DateSummer 2012
Contentmaps, photos, plans, text
Note(s)Authors examine these structures which characterise the Napoleonic period. Signal towers were defensible guardhouses for naval signal crew and military guard.
Subject(s)watchtowers ; martello towers ; fortifications ; historic buildings ; architectural heritage
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