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Cappella del Fossato, Volpaia, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Burgerhoutjes
N 43° 31.244 E 011° 22.741
32T E 692267 N 4821393
Quick Description: A little chapel in the middle of the forest.
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 9/5/2016 2:54:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMT0R8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 1

Long Description:
Within the precincts of the castle, several oratories or small churches appeared, especially during the Counter-Reformation period.
Two of those minor structures, which date to the 17th century, have survived. One is the chapel known as the Ceppeto, which is extremely simple and lacks any artistic pretense. The second is the Chapel of the Madonna del Fossato, a gracious structure built on a rectangular plan. It is preceded by a portico, supported by pillars of gray stone, that is reached by a short, steep flight of steps. A fresco of the second half of the 15th century, depicting a Madonna and Child, has been preserved in the second chapel.
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