Calvary Stairway, Vila Praia De Ancora

Caminha
Description
Religious Architecture, mannerist. Calvary with fourteen crosses, of great simplicity, based on pedestals with corresponding registration to the respective Step of the Cross

Consisting of a broad, stony stairway , twelve sections of eleven steps, bounded by a railing wall of granite masonry, plastered and whitewashed and with a capping stone, inscribing on each level a cross alluding to the Stations of the Cross, crowned, inside the churchyard by the three crosses representing Mount Calvary. The Calvary crosses have a pedestal consisting of a quadrangular step on which is based one parallelepiped pedestal, composed of monolithic support, displaying on the front face, a lowered ornamental panel, inscribed with the reference to the respective Stations of the Cross.
Source: www.monumentos.pt





 

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