TORRE DO MONTE

Civil
On the Way of St. James
259
Cultural heritage Civil "Pazo" (Country House)

Location

Parish: Padrón (Santiago)

Place: Estramundi de Arriba

15900  Padrón - A Coruña

Coordinates:
42º 44' 35.9" N - 8º 39' 47.0" W

Description

Private property not open to the public. On a forested hillside, visible from Padrón. Garden at the rear facade (flower beds, myrtle, rose bushes, hortensias...). Forest in front of the entrance doorway, ancient trees forming an avenue of oaks, chestnuts, acacias, and eucalyptus. A great quantity of vines. It consists of four sections from different periods and styles. The main one is rectangular, with the old tower at one end. Joined to this, a lower structure than the auxiliary buildings. Walls in ashlar masonry and cut granite. The main facade has a Baroque stairway with balusters, accessed by a flight of steps up to the entrance. On the south facade, there is a large veranda. Chapel of San Miguel, three shields, dovecot, hórreo, fountains, etc.

The Ways of St. James

Portiguese Route
The Route of the Sea of Arousa and River Ulla
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Last update: 19/12/2017
Arriba