Romanesque Church of Arenillas de Villadiego

The Romanesque art, one of the most important artistic styles in our province, has left its influence in several villages.

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Town: 
Arenillas de Villadiego (Villadiego)
Romanesque Church of Arenillas de Villadiego
Romanesque Church of Arenillas de Villadiego
Town: Arenillas de Villadiego (Villadiego)

Descripción

In the small village of Arenillas, three kilometers away from Villadiego, a nice church, situated on the top of a hill, maintains the apse, façade and nave from its original Romanesque construction. The apse is divided in three parts by columns with capitals decorated with snakes and vegetables. In the central part of the apse a window is opened. It’s has two columns with capitals that show double tail sirens and other mythological animals. The modillions are carved with geometric elements, human faces and contortionists. The portal is divided in five archivolts decorated with geometric elements.

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