Nossa Senhora da Orada - Melgaço, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 42° 07.214 W 008° 15.158
29T E 561778 N 4663395
Quick Description: [PT]Templo histórico na cidade de Melgaço.[ENG]Ancient temple in the city of Melgaço.
Location: Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/13/2011 7:39:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMB71F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The Our Lady of Oratory is a Roman temple, located in, Melgaço, Portugal.
It has a longitudinal shape of a square nave and apse.
The temple belonged to the monks of Fiães until the extinction of religious orders.
Most significant Roman remains are found on the main facade on the cornices and corbels.
It is classified as a national monument since June 23, 1910.

The temple is consensual dating from the mid-thirteenth century. An inscription of 1245, associated with the South side portal, has been invoked as the approximate date of completion, indicating acceptable when compared to the stylistic sculpture and architecture.

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Building Materials: Stone

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