Resource Description

Resource Summary

Names
Northern Watchtower of Currimao - National Cultural Treasure (Primary)
Poblacion Uno Watchtower (Alternative)
Resource Types
Structure
Building
Important Dates
1860-01-01T00:00:00 (Built Date)
Keywords (Subjects)
1860s

Location Information

Addresses
Pobacion Uno, Currimao, Ilocos Norte Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Difficult to notice due to plants that have overgrown on the structure and the houses built around it. 
Settings
Administrative Areas
Currimao (Ilocos Norte)
Parcels
No parcels recorded

Classification/Components

Classification
Type: GOVERNMENT/INSTITUTION BUILDING: Garita (Watchtower)   Use: Historic   Period: none defined   Style: Fortress Baroque   Dates (from/to): 1860-01-01T00:00:00 - 1950-01-01T00:00:00   Related Features: Mature vegetation
Features
Component: (Fort) Space: bartizan, garita, garita Technique: Load-Bearing Stone Material: Limestone
Modifications
No major alterations:

Resource Descriptions

General Description
A simple watchtower and it is the more complete one of the two that exists in this town. Declared as part of the Watchtowers of Ilocos Norte - National Cultural Treasure in 2015. Currently heavily vegetated, several concrete structures have already been built around it, compromising visual integrity. 

Measurements

height: 7 meters

External System References

Republic Act Number: 4846
Republic Act Number: 8492
Republic Act Number: 10066
Presidential Decree Number: 374
Presidential Decree Number: 260
URL: http://ncca.gov.ph/national-museum-bares-2015-list-of-cultural-treasures-properties/

Resource Condition Assessment

2016-03-12T00:00:00

Condition

ABANDONED/DERELICT (Structure is still standing but is never being maintained by its owners or stakeholders)
Description
No descriptions recorded
Images
Disturbances
No disturbances recorded
Threats
No theats recorded
Management Recommendations
No recommendations recorded

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

Southern Watchtower of Currimao - National Cultural Treasure (Building, Structure, is related to)
Currimao Tabacalera (Building, is related to)
Currimao Pantalan (Structure, is related to)
Badoc Watchtower - National Cultural Treasure (Structure, is related to)

Related Historic Districts

None

Related Activities

None

Related Historic Events

None

Related People/Organizations

None

Related Information Resources

Images
Documents
None