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Mosteiro de Folques [Arganil]

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Mosteiro de Folques [Arganil]

Mosteiro de Folques Mosteiro de origem medieval, situado num vale junto à ribeira de Folques, cujos elementos mais antigos são a torre sineira e um dos claustros, do século XV, integrados em edifício seiscentista. Incorpora elementos barrocos, num segundo claustro e retábulos em madeira na igreja. Datada do século XVIII, esta igreja é dedicada a São Pedro e possui no seu interior retábulos (principal e colaterais) de madeira entalhada dos finais do século XVII; esculturas de calcário do século XV representando vários santos; esculturas de madeira do século XVIII em representação de São Teotónio e uma Pia de Água Benta, manuelina. A classificação de Imóvel de Interesse Público inclui o recheio artístico e a quinta adjacente. Actualmente está implantada no local uma escola de formação profissional (Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional de Arganil), que desfruta da rica envolvente paisagística da região.

Monastery of medieval origin, located in a valley near the riverside of Folques, whose elements are the oldest bell tower and a cloister of the XV century, integrated in building of the sixteen century. Incorporates baroque elements in the second cloister and wooden altarpieces in the church. Dating of the eighteenth century, this church is dedicated to St. Peter and has in its interior altarpieces (main and at sides) of wood carving at the end of the seventeenth century, limestone sculptures of the XV century representing various saints, wooden sculptures of the eighteenth century to represent from Teotónio and a font, Manueline. Classification of Property of Public Interest includes the adjacent farm. It's currently deployed in a local vocational training school (Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional de Arganil), which enjoys the rich landscape of the surrounding region.

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