Facade Convent of Santa Clara

Only the Front reflecting s Late Gothic style is preserved. XV of one of the most important monastic buildings Cumbres . A major arch with three semicircular section Archivolts all topped by an ogee arch housing a niche differs . The set closes with a relief carved devotional cross.
This set is carved in large blocks of granite. Structural elements such as walls and ramparts still remain between the houses that were built on the land occupied by the convent of Poor Clares after the ecclesiastical confiscation late s . XIX.
Some of the altars decorated the chapels have been kept inside the Parish Church as the relics and imagery .



  • Even the waterwheel that supplied drinking water to the Convent is preserved. Currently this water is used in one of the most refreshing festivals celebrated in this county, "The Day of Jugs " . All 14 Augusts , the cumbreños celebrate the day throwing gallons of water to commemorate the place where the ancestors pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace, which was located between the mountains of Sierra Morena .
  • Some of the most symbolic pieces recovered Senior Summit is the image depicting Our Lady of the Summit currently located on the main altar of the parish or the Virgin of Consolation of the first quarter of the seventeenth century , attributed to the gouge a great teacher circle Martinez Montanes , perhaps his disciple Juan de Mesa. Is polychrome wood and comes from the Franciscan Convent of Poor Clares. Today we can visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Amparo .

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