Related Overviews


'cap-house' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Architecture


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Upper enclosed part of a stair giving access to a walk behind a parapet or an upper gallery: in Scotland it is often in the form of a square top to a circular stair-tower, hence its name.

cap-house Rectangular cap-house on a circular tower containing rooms at Claypotts, Broughty Ferry, Angus (1519–88) (after MacG&R).

Subjects: Architecture.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.