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Load-bearing masonry towers

The database currently contains a total of 277 structures in this category.

Legend: entry with pictures, new entry (30 days), updated entry (14 days)

# Name Year Location Status
1 Aire-sur-la-Lys Belfry 1724 Aire-sur-la-Lys (62) France in use
2 Ancien clocher de l'église Saint-Martin Blesle (43) France in use
3 Aquarius Water Museum Mülheim an der Ruhr (NRW) Germany in use
4 Auxerre Clock Tower 1483 Auxerre (89) France in use
5 Avallon Belfry 1456 Avallon (89) France in use
6 Bayenturm Cologne (NRW) Germany in use
7 Bazoges-en-Pareds Keep Bazoges-en-Pareds (85) France disused
8 Bell Rock Lighthouse 1811 Arbroath United Kingdom in use
9 Béthune Belfry Béthune (62) France in use
10 Beyazit Tower 1828 Istanbul Turkey in use
11 Biebrich Water Tower 1897 Wiesbaden (HE) Germany out of service
12 Bismarckturm (Burg im Spreewald) 1917 Burg (Spreewald) (BB) Germany in use
13 Bismarckturm Bochum 1910 Bochum (NRW) Germany in use
14 Bismarkturm 1909 Jena (TH) Germany in use
15 Black Tower České Budějovice Czechia in use
16 Blackbeard's Castle 1679 Charlotte Amalie (VI) United States Virgin Islands
17 Bockenheimer Warte 1435 Frankfurt (HE) Germany in use
18 Borkum Lighthouse 1879 Borkum (NI) Germany in use
19 Boston Light 1783 Boston (MA) USA in use
20 Boulogne-sur-Mer Belfry Boulogne-sur-Mer (62) France in use
21 Boyardville Tower Saint-Georges-d'Oléron (17) France in use
22 Bramafam Tower Aosta (VD) Italy in use
23 Brionne Keep Brionne (27) France in ruins
24 Buddenturm 1150 Münster (NRW) Germany out of service
25 Calixte II Tower Quingey (25) France in use
26 Cambrai Belfry Cambrai (59) France in use
27 Cape Florida Lighthouse 1856 Miami (FL) USA in use
28 Chambles Tower Chambles (42) France in ruins
29 Charlemaign Tower Tours (37) France in use
30 Charleroi Belfry Charleroi Belgium in use
31 Charles le Téméraire Tower Charolles (71) France in use
32 Charlottenburg Gas Plant - Reservoir Tower 1891 Berlin (BE) Germany
33 Château-Larcher Lantern of the Dead Château-Larcher (86) France in use
34 Chindia Tower Târgovişte Romania in use
35 Clérigos Tower 1763 Porto Portugal in use
36 Clifton Hill Shot Tower 1882 Clifton Hill (VIC) Australia
37 Clocher de Brantôme Brantôme (24) France in use
38 Clock Tower Venice (VN) Italy
39 Colonne Trajane 1792 Méréville (91) France in use
40 Cravant Keep Cravant (89) France
41 Death Lantern at Fenioux Fenioux (17) France in use
42 Dessauer Torturm 1300 Aken (Elbe) (ST) Germany in use
43 Devil's Tower Mulhouse (68) France in use
44 Dicker Turm 1250 Görlitz (SN) Germany in use
45 Dolder 1291 Riquewihr (68) France in use
46 Donjon des Comtes de Champagne Chaumont (52) France in ruins
47 Donjon du Capitole Toulouse (31) France in use
48 Douai Belfry 1475 Douai (59) France in use
49 Dover Lighthouse 50 Dover United Kingdom in ruins
50 Eddystone Lighthouse 1759 Plymouth United Kingdom out of service
51 Eger Minaret Eger Hungary in use
52 Eigelsteintorburg Cologne (NRW) Germany out of service
53 Eschenheim Tower 1428 Frankfurt (HE) Germany in use
54 Fastnet Lighthouse 1904 Fastnet Rock Ireland in use
55 Ferrande Tower Pernes-les-Fontaines (84) France in use
56 Fire Tower Sopron Hungary in use
57 Friedrichsturm 1891 Baden-Baden (BW) Germany in use
58 Frillendorf-Stoppenberg Water Tower 1925 Essen (NRW) Germany
59 Fünfknopfturm 1420 Kaufbeuren (BY) Germany in use
60 Galata Tower 1349 Istanbul Turkey in use
61 Gediminas Tower Vilnius Lithuania in use
62 Ghent Belfry 1380 Gent Belgium in use
63 Glockenturm Olympiastadion 1936 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
64 Graves Light 1905 Winthrop (MA) USA in use
65 Great Clock Tower 1744 La Rochelle (17) France in use
66 Green Tower Pardubice Czechia in use
67 Grunewald Tower 1899 Berlin (BE) Germany in use
68 Hahnentorburg 1220 Cologne (NRW) Germany out of service
69 Hallescher Turm 1556 Zörbig (ST) Germany in use
70 Harkortturm 1884 Wetter (Ruhr) (NRW) Germany in use
71 Hasenrain Tower 1900 Mulhouse (68) France in use
72 Hassan Tower 1199 Rabat Morocco in use
73 Helios Tower 1882 Cologne (NRW) Germany in use
74 Hercules Tower 110 La Coruña Spain in use
75 High Bridge Water Tower New York (NY) USA out of service
76 High Gate Bergheim (68) France in use
77 Hospital Tower and Gate Strasbourg (67) France in use
78 Husainabad Clock Tower 1881 Lucknow India in use
79 Interallied Memorial Tower 1935 Liège Belgium in use
80 Jacquemart Belfry Moulins (03) France in use
81 Joan of Arc Tower 1204 Rouen (76) France in use
82 Kapitelturm Tangermünde (ST) Germany out of service
83 Kappelturm Obernai (67) France in use
84 Katzenturm 1507 Feldkirch (VBG) Austria in use
85 Kehl Water Tower 1905 Kehl (BW) Germany partially in service
86 Kiek in de Kök Tallinn Estonia in use
87 Kornwestheim Water Tower 1914 Kornwestheim (BW) Germany
88 Kortrijk Belfry 1307 Kortrijk Belgium in use
89 L'Oreillon 1708 Monaco-ville Monaco in use
90 La Roche-Guyon Keep La Roche-Guyon (95) France in use
91 Lagunas de Somoza Tower Val de San Lorenzo Spain in ruins
92 Lamberti Tower 1464 Verona (VN) Italy in use
93 Langeneichstädter Warte Mücheln (Geiseltal) (ST) Germany
94 Lantern of the Dead at Cognac-la-Forêt Cognac-la-Forêt (87) France in use
95 Lantern of the Dead at Sarlat-la-Canéda 1180 Sarlat-la-Canéda (24) France in use
96 Le Lioran Water Tower 1867 Laveissière (15) France out of service
97 Leaning Tower of Pisa 1350 Pisa (TC) Italy in use
98 Les Hanois Lighthouse 1862 Guernsey United Kingdom in use
99 Leughenaer Tower 1405 Dunkirk (59) France in use
100 Longinusturm 1901 Nottuln (NRW) Germany in use