hottate goya 掘立小屋
KEY WORD : architecture / general terms
Also written 掘立て小屋, 掘建て小屋.

1 A simply constructed vernacular hut with earthfast posts *hottatebashira 掘立柱. The term is used in all regions of Japan.

2 In Hokkaidou 北海道 a rudimentary dwelling used by early pioneers in the latter part of the Edo period. It was a hut about 20sq.m. in area, with earthfast posts, a woven mat hung over the entry, and pine needles, matsuba 松葉, or bamboo grass, sasa 笹, spread on the earthen floor around the central hearth.


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