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Places in historical and artistic value in CASTELNOVO NE' MONTI (RE)

Title Church of Sant' Ambrogio of Villaberza
DescriptionAlready at the beginning of the XIV century there was news concerning the church of Villaberza as being dependent on Campiliola. Bishop Cernini describes it in 1543 as having a baptismal font in terrible condition and Bishop Mariani in 1664 mentions it as facing east-west and being ...
AddressVillaberza - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Church of Santa Maria Assunta at Felina
DescriptionIn 870 there was a chapel within the Felina court. Since 1082 Sant’ Anselmo subjected the two chapels of Felina to the monastery of Canossa and to which they were confirmed in 1116. Afterwards following a power struggle which triggered in 1557 between the Canossa Abbot and the Archpriest of ...
AddressFelina - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Monastery of Castelnovo ne' Monti
DescriptionIn 141 construction of the sanctuary was underway and in 1422 there is evidence regarding the dedication of the church to the Sacred Savior. In 1617 the title of Sacred Virgin was added to the original dedication, came into common usage starting in 1635. Construction of the convent dates ...
AddressPietra di Bismantova - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Church of Saints Fillippo and Giacomo of Frascaro
DescriptionThe church of Frascaro in ancient times dedicated to San Bartolomeo, is described as “not cared for” in reports of a visit in 1543. Not far from this one is a parochial church called Saints Giacomo and Filippo di Villola, from which the village around it takes its name. In 1665 the San ...
AddressFrascaro - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Church of Sant' Apollinare of Ginepreto
DescriptionThere’s been information regarding the church of Sant’ Apollinare since 1229, a church dependent on the Parish of Castelnovo nè Monti. The building, which in 1664 was in good condition, faces east to west wit ha nave structure and doesn’ t have any particularly noteworthy features. The ...
AddressGinepreto - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Church of Saints Pietro and Paolo at Campolungo
DescriptionThe first information regarding this church dates back to 1226. In 1302 and 1318 it appears among the churches subject to the Camiliola parish. The church of Campolungo, in precarious condition in 1543, in the middle of the following century appears equipped with rectory, belfry, and bells but ...
AddressMontale - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Church of Santa Margherita of Costa de' Grassi
DescriptionThe church of Santa Margherita, known since1240, from 1302 to 1318 belonged to the Parish of Campiliola and afterwards to that of Castelnovo ne’ Monti. The former building in 1543 has a single nave, which was enlarged and oriented east-west around 1664. The Church, dedicated to Santa ...
AddressCosta dè Grassi - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Chiesa di San Prospero di Cagnola
DescriptionTradition has it that the church of San Prospero of Cagnola was one of the ones built on behalf of Countess Matilde. In the XV century it appeared as being united to Ginepreto and Groppo and in the XVII century to Frascaro. The church, reconstructed for the first time towards 1700, got its ...
AddressCagnola - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Chiesa di San Prospero di Vologno
DescriptionThe church, dedicated to San Prospero and listed in the Registry of Tithes of 1302 and of 1318 was dependent at first on the parish of Campiliola and later on the one of Castelnovo. In 1775 it has a single tabulated nave and three altars. Not long before 1874 the church underwent a radical ...
AddressVologno - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Furnace in Felina
DescriptionAn industrial complex for brick baking is visible, it dates back to the XIX century. The complex is representative of its type and constitutes an example of Paleo-industrial archeology. In the clay pit used by the clay kiln finds have been made which date back to the first iron age.
AddressFelina - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Necropolis of Campo Pianelli
DescriptionRemarkably important is the necropolis of Campo Pianelli, already an object of research since the last century. At the time a few dozen tombs were excavated: the oldest burials dated back to the XI century B.C., while the more recent ones are attributable to the VI-V century B.C. The ...
Address42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Roncroffio
DescriptionThe hamlet lies on the eastern slopes of Mt. Faiedolo, to the left of the Boastra brook and is blessed with a nice landscape which offers a view of the Marola and Leguigno hillside. The church of San Lorenzo is the most antique reference of the village. The most antique buildings are found ...
AddressRoncroffio - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Gatta
DescriptionSituated near the confluence of the Spirola Rio with the Secchia river, Gatta is a nucleus of great monumental value with an undifferentiated urban plan. It was a feud of the Munarini, in 1615 it was included as a rural hamlet of Vologno. In 1616 the Gatti, a prominent family of the area, ...
AddressGatta - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Castelnovo ne' Monti
DescriptionCastelnovo ne’ Monti is the political, administrative, and economic center of the Reggiano mountians, on the important road axis which is the state road 63. Originally made up of four cornerstone centers connected to each other, not easily noticeable due to the increase of inhabitants, the ...
Address42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Complesso a Corte Piazza
DescriptionIt’s a center with a directional plan enclosed by a noble tower house. The entire center has remarkable architectural characteristics with features referring to the 15th –16th century. In the first building there’s an archivolted portal of the 16th century with reliefed impost jambs. The ...
AddressCorte Piazza - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Felina
DescriptionArcheological research done in the Felina area has shown stratifications in a period lying between the bronze and iron age. During excavations in 1974, beside the parochial sports field, ruins in calcified stone, abandoned ceramics, a bastoncello amber, parts of a cylindrical flat bottom jar ...
AddressFelina - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Gombio
DescriptionThe inhabited center spreads over the northern slopes of Mount Ferrari, in an area between the Tassobbio torrent and the Leguigno Rio Place of antique history, it was mentioned in 1188 regarding the oath to the Municipality of Reggio Emilia. In 1196 the territory was nominated amongst the ...
AddressGombio - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title The mill of San Bartolomeo a Gatta
DescriptionThe mill, probably of 19th century origin, is operating. It’s located near where the Secchia torrent meats the Secchia river. On the main façade it has decorations made of sandstone ashlars which design in the center shapes of columns. The building has three pairs of grinders activated by a ...
AddressGatta - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Palace Gatti
DescriptionThe antique Gatti Palace is developed through a compact structure with evident fort matrix, probably attributable to the XVIII century. The palace is arranged around a small square plan tower with four-layered roof and stone surface partially finished off in the corners. Traces of the ...
AddressGatta - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Ferrari Palace
DescriptionThe building has an archivolted portal of sandstone rock, with impost cornice and keystone ashlar with coat of arms and dated 1677, surmounted by a brick oculus. A wide ladder leads to the upper floors, an underpass with wooden beams leads to the inside court which has undergone various ...
AddressGombio - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Castle in Castelnovo ne' Monti
DescriptionThe ruins of a castle belonging to the ancient fort, survey from the top the valleys of Enza and Secchia rivers. The toponym “Castrum Novum” was coined to differentiate it from “Castrum Vetus”, situated on the Pietra Bismantova. The Canossa are reputed as the purchasers of the fortified ...
AddressMonte Castello - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title The tower in Felina
DescriptionThe castle of Felina appears in documents from the early Middle ages. Of the antique wall structures only a donjon remains visible as the entire area surrounding it was reserved as sacrarium – park in the years immediately following the first World War. The tower has a circular layout spread ...
AddressFelina - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Tower house in Pietradura
DescriptionThe rural complex of the XVII -XVIII century, among the most interesting in the municipality thanks to the landscape and the historical-architectural characteristics, has come to us through the centuries unaltered. The nucleus occupies the peak of an arenaceous relief. To be pointed out are ...
AddressPietradura - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Sculpture in Castelnovo ne' Monti
DescriptionTypology: Sculpture
AddressRoma Street - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title War Memorial in Sparavalle
DescriptionThe composition is constituted by a cippus and a aedicule drawn close in the 90s after the works on SS 63. The cippus, totally in white marble, shows a grooved epigraph and is dominated by a bronze five-pointed star on which the inscription " CVI " is engraved. The aedicule rests on a cement ...
AddressSparavalle - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)

Title Obelisk in Castelnovo ne' Monti
DescriptionThe monument was originally devoted to the 1915-18 fallen and later was changed. Therefore, in the two sides north-easterly to the cement base the gravestones devoted to the World War I fallen are placed, while in the two southeastern sides the two gravestones were added, they report the ...
AddressMonte Bagnolo - 42035 Castelnovo ne' Monti (RE)