Aldealpozo Church

Aldealpozo, Spain

The 12th-century late Romanesque church of San Juan Bautista is attached to a 10th-century Berber tower, which is 18 metres tall with a 9.4x7.4 metre floor plan and 1.75-metre thick walls on all of its three floors. Originally it was built with the rammed earth technique but then the structure was changed to stonework. The access door to the tower is hidden in a passageway that connects the tower to the church. Later on, the windows were opened up to place bells inside, and the tower was covered with a roof.

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Founded: 10th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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