The Stone Mansion of Binak Dina (Peja)

Status

Type of Protection: Inventorised Date of Protection:

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: Tetor 2012

History

The Stone mansion of Binak Dina-Raushiq-Peja The three flatted stone mansion (according to the population information) of Binak Dina, is located on the exit of the village Raushiq, the building was built in the second half of the XIX century. The tower was built on a rectangular base and has a functional stretching in the order: ground floor that was used as a barn, the first floor as residential rooms, while the top floor had the men’s room “guest-room” which was preceded by “divahanja”. The construction technique is with river hewn stones in the corners of the mansion, while the open gallery “dyshekllëk” is made of wood and it is set out along the entire front wall. Has a simple hipped roof with traditional tiles. On the back of the house comes the closet made of wooden construction and the wall that stands over the wooden “erker” As in majority of the mansions, the rifle turrets are presented here also in the ground floor and the top floor. Besides the architectural value, it also has its historical importance, especially during the period 1998/99 during the war against Serb occupation. The building was burned in 1999 by Serb forces. It was in a very damaged condition, but after the restoration the building got to its original image with adjustments within the current living needs.

References

Unique number: 000540

Name: The Stone Mansion of Binak Dina

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Pejë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Peja

City/Village: City-Village: Raushiq

Locality: Raushiq

Postal Code: 30000

Name of Street: Raushiq

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Modern

Century: 19th

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