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Linistena, Andritsaina-Krestena, Elis,West Greece

Tower of Linistena

  
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Tower of Linistena
Location:
South side of the village Linistena in Elis, Western Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
West Greece
Elis
Municipality > Town:
City of Andritsaina-Krestena
• Linistena
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 795 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Probably 14th cent.  
FRANKISH
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Frankish tower inside the village Lynistaina in Elis.

It is recorded as tower of Agios Athanasios in Venetian documents.

Its current height is around 7m. It is built of small stones and mortar. Νο doors or windows are apparent.


Sources

  • Konstantinos Kourelis, 2003, “MONUMENTS OF RURAL ARCHAEOLOGY MEDIEVAL SETTLEMENTS ΙΝ ΤΗΕ NORTHWESTERN PELOPONNESE”, Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, pag.310

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