San Martín de Salas Monastery

Salas, Spain

Monasterio de San Martín de Salas dates from the 10th century. The church was rebuilt in the 15th century and renovated in 18th century.


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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Religious sites in Spain


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Pisadiel (3 years ago)
Church of San Martín de Salas (8th-10th / 15th centuries), in Samartín-1 km. from the town deú Salas- (Salas, Asturies). Pre-Romanesque church (8th-9th centuries) of the monastery of San Martín de Salas (1006). A dozen original pre-Romanesque pieces are preserved: 7 inscriptions and 5 windows, located in the 'pre-Romanesque museum' of the Torre-Palacio de Valdés-Salas. It was rebuilt in the s. X by Alfonsus Confessus; it was rebuilt in the 15th century and reformed in the 15th century. XVII, with the addition of the belfry (18th century). Rectangular floor plan with a single nave and a gabled wooden roof. Access by late Gothic pointed arch -three smooth archivolts-. Presbyter with a square plan with a ribbed vault. Rococo main altarpiece dedicated to San Martín. Replicas of pre-Romanesque windows, moldings and epigraphs. It was a parish church until 1896. Today it is the church of the parish cemetery.
Fernando Santos (4 years ago)
It has a good yew, the rest cemetery. Get away
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