Puerta Nueva
Granada, Spain
This rectangular gated tower, also called Puerta Nueva, was built at the end of the eleventh century. It provided access to the Qasba al-Qadima through the Zirid-built walls. It has two barrel-vaults that meet in a cross vault, all constructed with brick.

Sources:

Castillo Brazales, Juan and Orihuela Uzal, Antonio. 2002. En busca de la Granada andalusí. Granada: Editorial Comares, 73-74.

Martín Martín, Eduardo and Torices Abarca, Nicolás. 1998. Guía de Arquitectura de Granada. Granada: Junta de Andalucía.

Almagro, Antonio, Orihuela, Antonio and Sanchez, Carlos. Map and Guide of the Andalusí Albayzín.

Courtesy of Bill Edmonds
Location
Granada, Spain
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Events
11th c.
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Puerta Nueva
Arco de las Pesas
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Building Usages
tower
military