Tower Hill

an area of high ground close to the Tower of London where in former times certain prisoners held in the Tower, especially the most famous and important ones, were executed by having their heads cut off.

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  • Tower Hill — Tower Hill, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 609 Housing Units (2000): 256 Land area (2000): 1.003073 sq. miles (2.597948 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.003073 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tower Hill, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 609 Housing Units (2000): 256 Land area (2000): 1.003073 sq. miles (2.597948 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.003073 sq. miles (2.597948 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tower Hill — [Tower Hill] an area of high ground close to the ↑Tower of London where in former times certain prisoners held in the Tower, especially the most famous and important ones, were executed by having their heads cut off …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tower Hill — infobox UK place country = England map type = Greater London region= London population= official name= Tower Hill latitude= 51.5085 longitude= 0.0782 constituency westminster= post town= LONDON postcode area=EC postcode district=EC3 london… …   Wikipedia

  • Tower Hill — Verwaltungsgebäude Londoner Hafen, Trinity Square Gardens, Tower Hill Tower Hill ist eine Erhebung nordwestlich des Tower of London zwischen den Stadtbezirken City of London und London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Im späten Mittelalter hatte es… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tower Hill — 51°30′35.4154″N 0°4′38.8639″O / 51.509837611, 0.077462194 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Tower Hill —    North and west of the Tower, west from the Minories and south to Tower Bridge (P.O. Directory). In Portsoken Ward in its original extent (S. 125), now in the Tower Liberties.    Earliest mention: Tourhulle, 16 Ed. III. (Anc. Deeds, B. 2322).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Tower Hill (Begriffsklärung) — Tower Hill bezeichnet: Tower Hill (London Underground), eine unterirdische Station der London Underground Tower Hill ist der Name verschiedener Orte: Tower Hill (Illinois), ein Ort in Shelby County im US Bundesstaat Illinois Tower Hill… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tower Hill (disambiguation) — Tower Hill has several meanings:Geography;United Kingdom * Tower Hill, an elevated spot outside the Tower of London ** Tower Hill Memorial, a war memorial on Tower Hill in London ** Tower Hill tube station, a London Underground station situated… …   Wikipedia

  • Tower Hill (volcano) — Tower Hill is an dormant volcano on the southwest coast of Victoria, Australia. It formed at least 30,000 years ago when rising basaltic magma struck the subterranean water table. A violent explosion followed and created a funnel shaped crater,… …   Wikipedia

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