16/08/2008

#229 - Rua da Vitória II





Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Vitória


Location
Rua da Vitoria
Parish: St. Nicholas

Author
Architect Jose Monteiro de Carvalho

Date
XVIII Century


The construction of the first chapel date of 1556 is membership of the Brotherhood of Caldeireiros. In 1755 the first chapel and Hospício of Our Lady of Victory were entirely destroyed by the earthquake on November 1. The first reconstruction date of 1765 and only the works were completed in 1824. The Hospício of Our Lady of Victory is known for his work for charity, to support that referring patients since the original was the cult of Santa Ana The church is in religious architecture Pombal, given the risk to the architect Jose Monteiro de Carvalho. [*]

2 comments:

George Townboy said...

Beautiful and very old church. I love old buildings.

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