Sotosalbos

San Miguel Church

Iglesia SotosalbosIt is a Romanesque style church limestone masonry built. Originally it had just one nave, but afterwards were added a tower and an arcade gallery, the most remarkable element of the ensemble. After the Romanesque period, another nave was added and the covers were renovated. At the inner several Romanesque mural paintings have been preserved and there is as well a small parish museum. We should emphasize the 13th century Nuestra Señora de la Sierra image, and a silver parish cross made by Antonio de Oquendo in the 16th century. It was declared Good of Cultural Interest in 1973 (Bien de Interés Cultural-BIC).

Other heritage elements

It is also possible to admire at the village, a restored cattle crush, very old fountains currently used by the village inhabitants over the centuries such as: La Fuente de Arriba, La Fuente de Abajo, and as well its wayside cross known as La Cruz del Canto.

Torre Val de San Pedro

San Pedro Apóstol Church

Originally Romanesque built, nowadays only the main façade, some sculptured remains and the baptismal font are preserved. We should as well emphasize the Baroque engraved façade situated at the feet of the church. At the inner it is possible to admire the great major altarpiece, and a good silverware collection with several outstanding pieces such as the solar monstrance made in 1699 by the Segovian silversmith Antonio Salván, and the processional cross also made in Segovia in the third quarter of the 18th century by the craftsman Ignacio Alvarez Arintero.

San Roque Chapel

It is a modest rectangular ground plan and masonry walls chapel. It presents a small portico where is located its bell gable.

Nuestra Señora del Rosario Church (La Salceda)

It is a Baroque 17th century church, preserving at the inner a splendid Gothic image of the Virgin dated in the 14th century.

Other heritage elements

It is also possible to admire at the village, the Santa Ana Church, the 18th century Calvary, an old cattle crush and many other elements from the historic-cultural heritage.

Torrecaballeros

San Nicolás de Bari Church

Romanesque style, the church was built between the 12th and the 13th centuries, although from that period it has just been preserved part of the tower, its apse decorated with cantilevers, a façade with three archivolts and some mullioned windows forming a modest closed portico. At the inner there are several remarkable Baroque altarpieces highlighting the major one, and as well several sacral silver work pieces.

The Shearing House (Cabanillas)

It is situated in one of the village laterals, and it is the only one preserved undamaged among all the existing in the former Castilian Reign. Its construction dated in the mid 18th century, is architectonically related to the Diaz Gamones. As all the shearing houses, it was aimed to receive a large number of transhumant flocks and shearers. It presents a large rectangular space surrounded by a masonry fence, with all the buildings and courtyards scattered on a large area. It was declared Good of Cultural Interest in 1977 (Bien de Interés Cultural-BIC).

Other heritage elements

It is also possible to admire at the village, La Magdalena Chapel, San Roque and San Miguel Chapels (Cabanillas), three old cattle crushes, a mill at El Caserío de la Torre and many other elements from the historic-cultural heritage.

Trescasas

Parish Church

Iglesia TrescasasIt was built from 1774 to 1787 and was supported by Carlos III. The outer presents very simple volumes. Both the nave and the transept and as well the presbytery and the tower are rectangular prisms. The wall renders are framed by stonework reinforcements at the corners. At the inner there is an interesting major altarpiece, a gift of Carlos III, seven additional modest Baroque altarpieces, and as well seven great canvas paintings. The process to become a Good of Cultural Interest has been initiated, but not yet declared.

Shearing Houses Ruins

Known as El Paular Shearings, nowadays we just can observe the ruins of what in former days were important buildings dedicated to the wool industry. They were quite numerous in that zone of the Occidental Sorian Royal Drover’s Road or in the area of Vera de la Sierra.

El Apóstol Santiago Chapel

The ruins of a small Romanesque construction devoted to St. James the Apostle (Apóstol Santiago), are located at about 600m from the village, at the spot known as El Salío de Trescasas.

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