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Church of Santa MariarnrnThe church of Santa Maria, built towards the end of the century. XIII, was originally dedicated to St. Francis with the adjoining convent. Enclosed by walls of Vallo di Nera, which bordered, access dall`esterno took place across the street that still rises steeply sloping towards the front.rnrnHe repeats the type of Franciscan church with a nave, covered with trusses and ending in a deep grandstand; It has no transept and side chapels at the forum. The facade is in line with the Spoleto Romanesque; is hewn stones, ending in the middle with a spire and is enriched by ornaments pointed portal splayed and the rose window.rnrnAn imposing bell tower rises above the chancel, inserted in the walls of the castle. In the large cell, the great bell of the century. XIV. On the left wall protrudes the niche that houses the clock weights.rnrnThe interior is striking for the amount of frescoes that still adorn, made in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries by various painters, the most important fresco of the church, the work of Pietro di Cola da Camerino, depicts the Procession of the Bianchi 1401 and testifies to the presence of the penitential movement also in this area.r

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 17134 W: 130 N: 35451] (195706)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2016-12-03
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: 1/130 seconds
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2016-12-06 5:59
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