Basílica de Santa María del Conceyu

The first documentary references to this church date from the thirteenth century, although before that it is probable that a chapel dedicated to La Magdalena existed here. It is one of the great testimonies of Asturian Gothic and was declared a Site of Cultural Interest in 1991. At present it is configured as a church with a simple plan, tending to the rectangle, with a quadrangular tower with a bell tower on the western side of the head. It has three naves, a choir and a polygonal head. The roof is made with a star-shaped vault in the case of the central nave, the lateral ones having a ribbed vault, while the head is covered with a ribbed vault with pointed lunettes. On the western portal, next to the tower, it has a semicircular arch with smooth archivolts, columns, capitals and a running frieze, decorated with anthropomorphic and zoomorphic motifs. The south side façade has a 17th century portico that protects a door configured as a pointed arch with five archivolts on columns and scribbled jambs, with anthropomorphic and vegetal decoration. The interior altarpieces, from the 16th and 17th centuries, stand out. In the main altarpiece, in Plateresque style, you can see a carving of Santiago Peregrino.

Next to the head is the rectory, built in the neo-Gothic style.


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