Carriage Curbs in Lviv

In many of Lviv's old buildings there is a carriage entrance way, a driveway which led from the street to the courtyard for carriages to pass through. Along the sides of the entranceway there is an elevated platform, the main purpose of which I believe is to act as a curb, for the carriage not to bump into the walls, holding a similar purpose as the guard stones, which often flank the doorways.
Maybe it could have also been used as a carriage step.

Most are stone, but I have come across a few wooden ones.


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