Otero de Herreros

The Parish Church

Built in the late 16th century, it is featured by its Renaissance style with Herrerian attributes. It also preserves some elements Romanesque and Gothic such as the splendid ribbed vault, being the ground plan Latin cross shaped. It is as well remarkable its Plateresque façade with a granite staircase. At the inner, we should mention the major altarpiece with engravings of the children martyrs San Justo and San Pastor, patrons Saints of the village, the lateral altarpieces with several polychrome engravings and as well the impressive Baroque organ located in a lateral of the gallery.

San Roque Chapel

Ermita OteroIt is a small and modest church with a rectangular ground plan. It was raised with a masonry and granite ashlars façade and corners in the 16th century, by the stonemason D. Juan de Gorgoza. It is also known as “El Humilladero” and “La Vera Cruz”. The main façade presents a double arch Herrerian style. The inner lodges some interesting Frescos representing the final part of Jesus Christ life in different scenes. At the outer, just at the front of the Chapel there is a remarkable stone crosses Via Crucis. It was declared Good of Cultural Interest in 1995 (Bien de Interés Cultural-BIC).

Virgen de la Adrada Chapel

At the village edge and surrounded by a gorgeous poplar grove is located that chapel. Its construction dates in the late 15th century. It presents a Latin cross ground plan. The simple main façade includes a rounded arch with a same features window above it. On top of them there is a double arched bell gable. At the inner there is a 16th century altarpiece made by D. Francisco de Prado, and as well an engraving of La Adrada Virgin and two good paintings representing The Annunciation and The Jesus Christ Presentation.

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