The Villanoño Tower

Silent witnesses of the greatness of Castile, the towers of Villaute, Villanoño and Olmos have a similar structure.

General Information:

Villanoño (Villadiego)
The Villanoño Tower
Town: Villanoño (Villadiego)


Villanoño, a small village situated 3 km away from Villadiego, has another good example of fortified architecture. The tower has 15 m high and forms a perfect square. Some auxiliary buildings are next to it, and it was surrounded by a barbican which had a lancet arch that still remains. It belonged to the Marquina family and it still preserves some original windows. It was built in the fifteenth century, although it has a coat of arms dated in 1664.

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