Igreja Matriz de São Brás de Alportel - S.B. Alportel, Portugal
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N 37° 09.015 W 007° 53.308
29S E 598706 N 4112118
The main church of São Brás de Alportel, located in the historical core of the town.
Waymark Code: WMF9HG
Location: Faro, Portugal
Date Posted: 09/15/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Also known as Igreja Paroquial de São Brás de Alportel, the Igreja Matriz de São Brás de Alportel was initially built in 15h Century or in the early 16th Century (the first document referring to this church is dated 1518) and rebuilt in 1554.

From that date the church was successively improved and then severely damaged by the great earthquake of 1755. Later, already in the 19th Century, it was expanded.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 01/01/1554

Diocese: Faro

Igreja Matriz
São Brás de Alportel, Portugal

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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