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The Heritage Commission authorizes the rehabilitation project of the Turégano church-castle

The Heritage Commission authorizes the rehabilitation project of the Turégano church-castle

The project is integrated into el strategic plan to boost the cultural heritage of Turégano and affects aspects such as accessibility and improvement of provisions for the adaptation of the monument to tourist visits. The Commission considers the general criteria of the proposed intervention to be correct, but establishes requirements for the project to be corrected.

The Territorial Commission of Patrimony has met this morning in the Delegation and has authorized the project promoted by the City Council of Turégano for the rehabilitation of the church-castle of this municipality. The agreement adopted by the Commission considers the general criteria of the intervention to be correct, but it establishes a series of requirements that must be corrected and requires more information on some relevant aspects of the proposed proposal.

The authorized project includes five action points: endowments and accessibility, enhancement of the architectural complex, provision of an access and information module, organization of tours of the monument and improvements to facilities.

Among the numerous interventions to be carried out, the restoration of church walls and plasters and the leveling and filling of pavement areas around it will be carried out. The performance in the temple includes a study of the interior polychromies that reveals that over time five layers of paint have been applied and the removal of the last layer, monochromatic and in very poor condition, is proposed to preserve the fourth layer Pictorial made with better technique and better quality.

It also contemplates the consolidation of the castle adarve as a whole and the placement of safety railings in some points that require it, in addition to the recovery of battlements from the outer parapet and other volumetric repositions with fallen stones in the enclosure of which It will do gathering.

In what could be the parade ground, the installation of the information and access module is planned, using fast aging materials, such as larch wood, which allow this module to acquire an older look that contributes to its best integration into the environment

The Romanesque church of San Miguel has a rectangular plan with cylindrical towers with barbacanas and battlements and a sturdy and large square tower and smaller towers attached to the sides. Inside it has three naves separated by pillars with columns attached to the fronts, covered with ribbed vaults and pointed cannon, and headland with three semi-circular apses reformed to raise the three towers built in the fifteenth century.