El Boalo, Cerceda, Mataelpino

Archaeological Sites - El Boalo-Cerceda-Mataelpino

In El Boalo there are five documented archaeological sites. Three of them correspond to the actual villages, with historic references dated in the Middle Age. The other two are necropolis from the early Middle Age the historic references locate between El Boalo and Cerceda. One of them has been found at El Rebollar hill, and it is an ensemble of different sizes anthropomorphic gravesites carved on the rock and covered by several flagstones. The other one, a similar ensemble with 15 anthropomorphic gravesites is located at “El Alcorejo” private property.

Santa María la Blanca Parish Church - Cerceda

Built with granite rubblework, with buttresses and a cornice balls decorated, it is a good example of the Avila Gothic style from the early 16th century. The church has a rectangular ground plan and a polygonal head. The bell tower adjoined at the church has four bodies. The major altarpiece is polychrome wooden Herrerian Style.

San Sebastián Parish Church - El Boalo

It is from the 17th century, has a rectangular ground plan and was masonry built with granite ashlars reinforcing the corners. Adjoining the Church raises a good rubblework belfry tower with two bodies.

La Calera Cave

It is located in a zone with glandular gneisses presence at the east of Cerceda and south of the Samburiel stream, at a gravels, marls and limestone enclave.

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