Tower Houses in Medieval Scanian Towns
Towers in medieval towns is something normally connected to southern Europe. In Scandinavia, towers are seen as something belonging to castles and residences in the countryside, not to urban milieus. However, they are to be found even in Scandinavian towns. In this paper the existence of private urban tower houses in medieval Scania will be presented and discussed, and a hypothesis about a previously unknown tower house in Lund will be introduced.