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Ferreira
Knights Templar
Igreja de São Pedro
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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, the archivolts and the capitals survived the times.

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