Igrexa Castrense de San Francisco - Ferrol, A Coruña, Galicia, España
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna
N 43° 28.834 W 008° 14.432
29T E 561418 N 4814463
Quick Description: Old Franciscan convent restored XVIII
Location: Galicia, Spain
Date Posted: 8/12/2021 4:36:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM14QY6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
"Neoclassical church built in 1757, occupying the place of the old convent of San Francisco built by Fernán Pérez de Andrade (14th century). Rectangular plan on which a Latin cross plan is inscribed, from which the space for the main chapel and the sacristy stands out. Three naves separated by thick Tuscan pilasters. A tribune runs through the temple on the side naves until it reaches the transept, which opens onto the main nave by means of carpal arches. It preserves a magnificent altarpiece by the neoclassical sculptor José Ferreiro and valuable wood carvings. On the outside, a sober façade divided by paired Tuscan pilasters that rest on high foundations forming three streets. Lintel main door with a semicircular pediment. Magnificent views of the entire interior of the Arsenal de Ferrol. As a military church, it depends on the Military Archbishopric based in Madrid."

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