Church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena

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Church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena
Iglesia del Monasterio de San Miguel(Spanish)
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Exterior view.
Basic information
Location Spain Bárcena del Monasterio, Spain
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Province Asturias
District Tineo
Year consecrated 13th century
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Church
Architectural description
Architectural type Church
Interior view
Funerary inscription: "In the name of the Lord. This stone is placed at the head of the body and it reads: Here rests the servant of God Arogontine confessed, and died on Wednesday, September 1 for the year 1003.[1]

The Church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena (Spanish: Iglesia del Monasterio de San Miguel) is a church located in Bárcena del Monasterio, Tineo, Asturias, Spain.

The current building, formerly the church of the Monastery of San Miguel de Bárcena, dates from the 13th century. A 16th-century chapel is located on the building's north side. There is a vestry and small domed apsidioles. Part of the building contains Romanesque architecture, and another Pre-Romanesque. Its foundation is a reconstruction of an existing old building. The interior is decorated with wall paintings from the 16th century.

A stone funerary inscription dates to the year 1003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b García de Castro Valdés, García de Castro Valdés, César (2004). Arte prerrománico en Asturias (in Spanish). Oviedo: Ediciones Nobel S.A. ISBN 84-8459-181-6.