Dry Stone Construction
Buildings constructed of stone held together without mortar or similar. The stones may be "worked" or "rough". "Walls" not currently or originally part of a building are excluded.
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- Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
- Battir: Dry-stone terrace walls (AB ev)
- Biblical Tells
- Causses and Cévennes: farmhouses
- Chief Roi Mata's Domain
- Great Zimbabwe Ruins
- Khami Ruins
- Konso: dry stone walls (AB ev)
- Kujataa: A number of Norse dry stone ruin structures are present (AB ev)
- Machu Picchu
- Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley: Houses in the valley are made out of dry, local 'gathered' granite stone (AB ev)
- Mycenae and Tiryns
- Old City of Jerusalem: Wailing Wall, Herodian Quarter
- Qhapaq Ñan
- Rapa Nui: Rear wall of the Ahu at Vinapu
- Sceilg Mhichíl
- Serra de Tramuntana: Walls, waterworks etc (AB ev)
- Southern Öland: Eketorp Castle
- St. Kilda: From the evaluation document "The most common traditional structure on St. Kilda is the cleit, of which about 1260 have been recorded on Hirta, distributed all over the island, and more than 170 others on the outlying islands and stacs. Cleits are small drystone structures of round-ended rectilinear form, with drystone walls and a roof of slabs covered with earth and turf."
- Sukur: The villages in the Sukur cultural landscape ...have their own characteristic domestic architecture. Among its features are drystone walls, used as social markers and defensive enclosures, sunken animal (principally bull) pens, granaries, and threshing floors (AB ev)
- The trulli of Alberobello
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