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Knights Templar
Igreja de São Pedro
mosteiro de são pedro de ferreira
Augustine Canons
Paços de Ferreira

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Ferreira - Igreja de São Pedro

Ferreira - Igreja de São Pedro
The church was part of a monastery, that in 1258 was owned by "milites et divitum homini" - Knights Templar. Later a convent Augustine Canons existed, before the Archbishop of Porto took over. The convent´s building were destroyed after the Revolution in the 19th century, when the church became a parish church. The church was erected end of the 13th century but got changed later a couple of times. The church once had a narthex, the remains are still visible.

The tympanum got lost over the centuries, but the archivolts are really impressing. And the flanking capitals as well.

 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
The details are even better here Martin.
2 years ago.
 Martin M. Miles, who is gone for a walk
Martin M. Miles, who… club
Thank you Jaap!
I like the mozarabic archivolts here.
2 years ago.

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