Resource Description

Resource Summary

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

Location Information

Addresses
Barangay Torre, Currumao, Ilocos Norte Primary
Location Description
No descriptions recorded
Situated n the peninsular tip of Barangay Torre. It is situated a few meters from the shore and is backdropped by a relatively thick wild vegetation.
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: Walkway
Features
Component: (Fort) Space: bartizan, garita, garita Technique: Load-Bearing Stone Material: Limestone
Modifications
No major alterations: In a state of ruins

Resource Descriptions

General Description
The more obvious of the two watchtowers in Currimao, this one, however, is partly damaged where a segment of its wall has been breached. This can noticeable at any point of the the seawall. 

Measurements

height: 7 meters

External System References

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

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
Despite having been declared as National Cultural Treasure recently, there have been no plans yet to restore/conserve or put added protection to the structure that is both under threat by human negligence and natural disasters. 
Images
Disturbances
No disturbances recorded
Threats
No theats recorded
Management Recommendations
No recommendations recorded

Related Resources

Related Historic Resources

Currimao Tabacalera (Building, was made significant by / contributed to the significance of)
Northern Watchtower of Currimao - National Cultural Treasure (Structure, 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

Documents
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