Dry Stone Construction
Buildings constructed of stone held together without mortar or similar. The stones may be "worked" or "rough". "Walls" not currently or originally part of a building are excluded.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Dry Stone Construction':
Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Biblical Tells Causses and Cévennes farmhousesChavin Chief Roi Mata's Domain Cuzco Great Zimbabwe Ruins Khami Ruins Konso dry stone walls (AB ev)Machu Picchu Mapungubwe Old City of Jerusalem Wailing Wall, Herodian QuarterRapa Nui Rear wall of the Ahu at VinapuSceilg Mhichíl Serra de Tramuntana Walls, waterworks etc (AB ev)Southern Öland Eketorp CastleSt. Kilda From the evaluation document "The most common traditional structure on St. Kilda is the cleit, of which about 1260 have been recorded on Hirta, distributed all over the island, and more than 170 others on the outlying islands and stacs. Cleits are small drystone structures of round-ended rectilinear form, with drystone walls and a roof of slabs covered with earth and turf."Sukur The villages in the Sukur cultural landscape ...have their own characteristic domestic architecture. Among its features are drystone walls, used as social markers and defensive enclosures, sunken animal (principally bull) pens, granaries, and threshing floors (AB ev)The trulli of Alberobello
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