Stone Mansion of Ahmet Islami (Gjakova)

Status

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: Tetor-2012, Tetor 2013,-Tetor 2014

History

The stone mansion is located in the village Dujake of Gjakova and was built in the XIX century. The stone mansion is typical for the “Dukagjini Valley”, which means it served for residential and fortification purposes. The premise is of traditional style. The stone mansion consists of two floors, ground floor that served as a cowshed for cattle and the first floor known as family floor. The first floor of the stone mansion consists of men chamber with Voter inside and ablution place in the hallway. Stone mansion is built from stone material with dimensions larger than usual, and the corners of the stone mansion were made of hewn stones. Interstitial place is made from wood beams of large dimensions and the floor is paved with planks. Access to the first floor is through external stairs from the wood material, with side wearing of panels covered with traditional tiles. Conservation - restoration works were made in this stone mansion, mainly in doors, windows and roof. Reinforcements and cramping were also made in the construction of interstitial place. This stone mansion has no porch made of stone which means, that it is the oldest type of stone mansions, construction of roof is made of wood covered with traditional tiles.

References

Unique number: 001710

Name: Stone Mansion of Ahmet Islami

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Gjakovë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Gjakova

City/Village: Dujakë village-Gjakova

Locality: Dujakë village

Postal Code: 50000

Name of Street: Fshati Dujakë

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Ottoman

Century: 19th

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