Refrigerator

It is excavated in the ground, and closed with an irregular masonry wall. It has an access opening in the form of a segmental arch. Its interior presents a circular space covered with a dome.

This type of building is a valuable example of popular architecture characterized by its simplicity, austerity and functionality. Their construction is always quite similar, although their dimensions and capacity vary depending on the purpose and needs that motivated the construction of the well.

They are artificially excavated deposits, sometimes taking advantage of rocky substrates, usually circular in shape, forming a cylinder or drum whose walls are lined with stone with an approximate thickness of between sixty centimeters and one meter and masonry or ashlar masonry of different finishes.

TURISMO MAESTRAZGO logotipo

Comarca del Maestrazgo • C/ Las Tres Baylias • 44140 Cantavieja (Teruel)
Phone: 964 185 242 turismo@comarcamaestrazgo.org