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Places in historical and artistic value in MONTECRETO (MO)

Title S. DOMENICO MONASTERY
DescriptionIt is in Via Castello. This building dates back to XVII century. One of its wings has been recently added by restoration work, that changed its original aspect. On the exterior it is linked with the eighteenth century church of S.Carlo.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title S. ANDREA CHURCH - Acquaria
DescriptionIn ancient times, it was the chapel of the castle. In 1622, it was rebuilt, after that a landslide destroyed it. It was rebuilt in 1671. It presents details in Byzantine style, such as the semi-octagonal apsis and the two windows with one light in Romanesque style, on the back of the nave. In ...
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title CHIESA VECCHIA - Magrignana
DescriptionIt is a simple building, composed by a two-weathered room. On the façade, one can see a large portal in the shape of a tympanum placed in the middle of the four windows. It has been neglected for some time.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title MADONNA DEL TROGOLINO ORATORY
DescriptionIt is located in Via del Trogolino. It was built in the XVII century. In the inside one can find an oil-painting on a copper panel, portraying the "Madonna delle Grazie". Of particular interest are also the votive boards; some of them date back to XVII century.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title POGGIOLO ORATORY
DescriptionIt is located in Via Vaccari. Its side-entrance is constituted by a "trilitico" portal dating back to the XVII century. Sideways there are two windows with one light framed by square blocks of sandstone. At the back of the oratory there is a little vaulting bell-tower, with monolithic arch, ...
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title STELLARO ORATORY- Vallelunga
DescriptionThis oratory was built at the end of the XIX century to preserve a Madonna's picture. On the façade one can see a moulded tympanum. The portal presents a pointed arch in Neo-Gothic style.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title ROVINELLA ORATORY- Rovinella di Acquaria
DescriptionSeventeenth century oratory with a small vaulting bell-tower. The façade is in plastered stone with a rosette rising above the "trilitico" portal. Worth mentioning is a plate with dedication, dating back to the XVII century.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title MADONNA DELLE GRAZIE ORATORY- Magrignana
DescriptionIt is located at the beginning of the street leading to the parish curch, not far from the center of Magrignana. It dates back to the XVIII century and presents three elements of particular interest placed on the centre line of the portal: a plate with dedication, a vaulting bell-tower with ...
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title VILLAGES
DescriptionMONTECRETO: The houses were built on the steep route leading to the "castle". Of the latter, built probably in the Middle Ages, only the keep, now turned into a bell tower, remains. The buildings of the old village are connected to each other with a paved way, characterized by round portals, ...
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title MILLS
DescriptionCASA BORRA: It is the most representative building of the civil architecture of this hamlet. It is a XVI century house with an enclosed courtyard, and a tower, placed where the two wings intersect. Worth mentioning are some masks engraved in the corbels and an angular iron with plate dated ...
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title FONTANA VILLAGE
DescriptionThis house-bridge, built in Via Fontana, consists of a building which, extending behind the road, allows the transit both of vehicles and pedestrians. Worth mentioning is, inside the underpass, a XVII century round portal.
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title Montecreto Castle
DescriptionThe Castle, or rather the “Fortress” of Montecreto, is a medieval fortification the main features of which can still be seen today on the top of the hill, at the end of Via Castello. In particular, it is clear to see from the several circles of walls how the castle was extended over the years, ...
AddressVia Roma - 41025 Montecreto MO

Title BRIDGES
DescriptionSTRETTARA BRIDGE: This old bridge, characterized by three arches, was built in wood in 1337, then rebuilt in stone in 1718. At the entrance of its two heads, there was four lions in stone of late Romanesque style, now removed for construction work. OLINA BRIDGE - Acquaria
AddressVia Roma, 24 - 41025 Montecreto MO