Mews

Urban stables with living accommodations above grouped around a courtyard or small street for use by carriage horses; may also be used by extension in modern contexts for the alleyways such stables front upon when the stables have been converted into apartments.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3520
Names
mews
stallingen Dutch
stalling Dutch
caballerizas Spanish
caballeriza Spanish
mew Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300008265. The J. Paul Getty Trust.