Fuente-pozo da Praza do Ferro - Ourense, Galicia, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 42° 20.262 W 007° 51.794
29T E 593645 N 4687897
Quick Description: Barroque fountain changed of place in the XIX century.
Location: Galicia, Spain
Date Posted: 8/18/2020 5:28:51 AM
Waymark Code: WM1301V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Praza do Ferro is centered by a beautiful fountain that decorated, before the Confiscation, the courtyard of the Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil mostery (today a national parador). In the 19th century it was moved to this place. In it we find mermaids, caryatids and, as we ascend, Eros with two eagles on his head.
Centered by a baroque fountain, on one of its sides stands the Casa de los Boán (17th century). Formerly a market for farm tools, hardware and pots was installed here.

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Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Baroque fountains

Date of origin:: s. XVII

Architect(s): Not listed

Web site of the object (if exists): Not listed

Address: Not listed

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