PAZO DE SAN MIGUEL DE PENAS

Civil
On the Way of St. James
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Cultural heritage Civil "Pazo" (Country House)

Location

Parish: Penas (San Miguel)

Place: A Vacaloura

27568  Monterroso - Lugo

Coordinates:
42º 48' 15.0" N - 7º 47' 38.0" W

Description

Private property not open to the public. It stands near the Romanesque church, and was a medieval fortress. A notable feature is the keep tower to the north, widening the corner angle of this pazo, built on the site of an old castle, with some of the construction material being re-used. One of the pazo doors starts from a flight of steps with a running parapet. Triangular lintel with a shield. On the doorweay over the road, there are two coats of arms.

Access

Leaving Monterroso in the direction of Guntín, we come to Penas a few km to the left.

Accessibility

The Ways of St. James

The French Camino
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Last update: 24/04/2018
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