VILLAGE SETTLEMENTS (RURAL UNITS)
BRZAC - LINARDIĆI - MILOHNIĆI
Linardići - St. Fuska
Brzac, Linardići and Milohnići are the historical village units the origin of which is connected to the migration of the Croats from Velebit, in the 15th c., althoughit is possible for them to be older. Those are mildly compact settlements of the cattle-breeding – agricultural type, with a characteristic spatial organization where residential premises and outhouses are placed together. Small barns – mošune - are situated next to the residential buildings. They are constructed in the drystone wall stone technique, with a particular structure placed in front - for milking – magar. An agricultural structure called gumno is an area isolated for the purpose of threshing corn.
The architectural characteristics of the village are represented with single-storey or two-storey houses made of stone, with a horizontal spatial division into upper – residential part, and lower – economical part – wine cellar; the protrusion for baker`s oven on the gable of houses, stone vaultings upon which external staircase rests. The older type of houses has a wooden platform for the entrance to the house, what is considered a finding of a particular value.
According to the spatial organization, indicating Slavic type of settlement, and according to the densitiy of architectural monumental findings, and also according to the organization of the environment interpreted with drystone walls, villages Brzac, Linardići, Milohnići are prominent representatives of Krk`s rural culture, and due to the concentration of ethnographical finds, they are evaluated also as ethnographical zones.
Village Settlements (Rural Units)
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