Igreja de Fiães - Melgaço, Portugal.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 42° 06.242 W 008° 12.685
29T E 565202 N 4661627
Quick Description: The Fiães Church is a Portuguese church in Fiães, Melgaço, Portugal.
Location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/7/2011 5:20:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMB5EX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
[PT]
A igreja pertencia a um mosteiro da Ordem de Cister e foi construída na primeira metade do século XIII e reformada nos séculos XVII e XVIII na fachada e no interior das naves.

A cabeceira, o portal e as paredes exteriores das naves datam da construção medieval.

Na nave sul encontra-se o túmulo, do século XV, de Fernão Eanes de Lima, pai de Leonel de Lima, primeiro visconde de Vila Nova de Cerveira.

Está classificada como Monumento Nacional desde 1977.

[ENG]
The church was a Cistercian monastery built in the first half of the 13th century, was reformed in the 17th and 18th centuries, which saw extensive alterations to the façade and the interior of the naves.

It is classified by IPPAR as National Monument since 1977.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Diocese: Viana do Castelo

Address/Location:
Fiães
Melgaço, Viana Do Castelo Portugal


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Date of building construction: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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