Igreja de São Salvador - Monsanto, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
N 40° 02.364 W 007° 06.851
29T E 660885 N 4433833
Quick Description: An historical Church in the village of Monsanto.
Location: Castelo Branco, Portugal
Date Posted: 10/28/2021 6:22:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM156Z3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member coisos
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Long Description:

"The portal has a round arch based on imposts. Its frame boasts geometrical decoration and is topped by a frieze. Above it, across its whole width is the inscription: SAN SALVADOR, referring to its patron saint. The rose window is also outstanding. On the side façades are niches in which we can see Manueline gaps and on the south façade is a portal with a round arch, but no imposts or frame. Inside, its three 3 naves are separated by three round arches based on cylindrical columns with volute capitals. High choir, pulpit, side and collateral chapels. These are covered with two classic stone baldachins. Mannerist, baroque, rococo and neoclassic altarpieces in multicoloured carvings Images of artistic interest, some in granite, and tombstones."

Retrieved from the website:https://aldeiashistoricasdeportugal.com

Webpage of the IPA Database entry: [Web Link]

Code Number at the IPA Databse: IPA.00009312

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