Hórreo - Avilés, Asturias, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 43° 33.224 W 005° 55.592
30T E 263610 N 4826470
Quick Description: Asturian Hórreo, elevated building
Location: Principado de Asturias, Spain
Date Posted: 10/18/2021 10:11:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM1554D
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 7

Long Description:
This is a sample of hórreos (cabaceiros, canastros, piornos... lot of names) which are elevated constructions in which grain, flour, ham, sausages were stored ... The reason for being elevated is that this way the rodents climbed by the feet and when they reached the top and turned upside down, they fell. The "hórreos" in Galicia, and Asturias, etc. are examples of Atlantic constructions that there are in countries of this ocean or of Celtic traditions.
This is an example of Asturian Hórreo, qith square plant.
This Hórreo presides an important park in Avilésç: Carbayedo.
In some houses in Asturias, the Hórreos are restored to make cellars, warehouses, pantries, country rooms
PlazaCarbayedo Asturias España

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