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Barraca de l'Ametllé (near Amposta)

The Barraca de l’Ametllé (stone hut), with its impressive dimensions, is considered the largest with a single nave in the Ebro and Tarragona region.


It features a rectangular layout in the form of a thurible, with one side measuring 8.80 metres, and the other 5.40 metres, with a height of between 4 and 5 metres.


Facing the south, the entranceway is pointed and there are two other openings, for ventilation and to let out smoke. These are made with two or three slabs, forming a triangle with the east and north walls. The hut was used as temporary housing for farmworkers. It also has several shelves and a trough for animals, made from the same stone as the structure.

Location: On the outskirts of Amposta.

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