Cautor Watchtower – Polopos
The Cautor Watchtower or La Mamola Watchtower is located in the town of La Mamola, belonging to the Andalusian municipality of Polopos, at km 31 of the Ctra. Motril – Almería. Access to the Cautor Watchtower crossing the ravine by narrow street with steep slope (better to walk up since there are usually enough loose stones in the street).
The current tower is of cylindrical shape, slightly ataluzada, with circular plant of 8,4 meters of diameter, being its height of about 15 meters. At is base it has a tiered revello of 1,50 meters high. It is built with masonry stones of medium size forming spun and has its exterior walls plastered with lime mortar.