Canastros - A Merca, Ourense, Galicia, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 42° 13.315 W 007° 54.241
29T E 590451 N 4674997
Quick Description: Complex of restored hórreos
Location: Galicia, Spain
Date Posted: 6/28/2021 11:25:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM14FDF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
Views: 3

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, etc. are examples of Atlantic constructions that there are in countries of this ocean or of Celtic traditions.

"A concentration of Canastros de A Merca é a mais grande de Galicia, which has a total of 34 exemplaries, considering itself as one of the most important in Europe. They were transferred to current cubing in the decade two years 70 of the past century in an initiative promoted by the public administration in collaboration with neighbors. At your disposal two baskets keep a similar orientation with the upper side of the chamber, parallel to the contour lines and each diagonal, North - South direction. Arrange in continuous beasts that or at the same time adapt to solar conditions. The materials are the characteristic of these constructions: stone, wood and tella. A pedra empré gase us supports, xa sexan steos (trunk-conical or trunk-pyramidal) or strains (inverted trapezoid). Sendo to wood or material used for the formation of the camera, put tóns in the can. A tray is solved with a curved ceramic tile. They went to rehabilitate their totality after one of them, so that they were only supports. Consider that its construction will be part of two cases of principle of the XX century."

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Address:
Ctra. de Urros, 14, 32830 La Merca, Ourense, España


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