Stone mansion “Kulla” of Ali Bajraktari (Peja)

Status

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

History

Stone mansion “Kulla” of Ali Bajraktari The stone mansion “Kulla” of Ali Bajraktari, a patriot of the Albanian National cause, is located in the stone mansion “Kulla” complex in the centre of the village Vranoc, which dates from the second half of the XVIII century. Therefore, this GF+2 constructions, besides its architectural, ethnographic values, possesses special historical significance. The rectangular shaped stone mansion had a residential function and had three floors. The ground floor has had the function of the barn, while in the first floor there was the fire room, the hallway and bedrooms, while in the upper floor there was the men’s room “guest-room” and the open gallery “dyshekllëku”. The construction was carried out with hewn stone and wood. The stone mansion belongs to the stone open gallery “dyshekllëk” type emerging from a corner of the building. From the main volume of the mansion, the closet of the highest floor is also projected externally. Characteristic of this mansion is the eave, which is made of three layers of stone. It has a hipped roof covered with tiles. Attached to the building is the entrance gate of the mansion made of hewn stone, covered with wide awning, consisting of the main door, bit gate for chariots, both finished with stones in the curved form. During the last war the mansion was burned. However, in 2004 seeing the cultural and historic importance of it, the mansion was restored by MCYS The stone mansion now receives visitors and it is being visited by a considerable number of people.

References

Unique number: 000590

Name: Stone mansion “Kulla” of Ali Bajraktari

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Pejë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Peja

City/Village: City-Village: Peja

Locality: Vranoc-Peja

Postal Code: 30170

Name of Street: fshati Vranoc

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Ottoman

Century: 19th

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