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Corte rurale famiglia Ghirardini di Manno

Place:

Manno - 42010 Toano

How to get there:

Accessibility
Location Manno.
It's about 5 km from the administrative capital.
Route:
from the administrative capital you take the communal road that leads to the location Manno.

Tourist Area:

Tourist Area
Apennines

Geographic Area:

Geographic Zone
Matildic zone

Analytical text:

Description
This court complex represents one of the most significant aspects of the hamlet and the Reggiano Apennines. The structure is closed in a compact organism from which an evident defensive nature is revealed. the entrance is made of an archivolted portal with three monolithic elements, with ample light and is of the 17th century.
The portal is flanked by two niches bearing large medals that depict Saint Paolo and Saint Prospero. The entrance has a beautiful portal with the caption "IO DOMENICO CECCATI DA STAINO".
The master's dwelling unfolds on the eastern side of the complex with a vast building having a central tower. the windows represent the style of the 16th century. On the north-eastern corner you can see an arquebusier slit, the same tower has angular slits.
A linear cordolo of dovecot runs around it while at the top it ends with a shaped corbel eave cornice.
the entrance portal is archivolted, rounded, with key dated 1796. In side you see the wooden structure of the oak board floor.
There are still three elegant stone fireplaces, attic, and wooden floors.
The windows are the splayed type with lateral corbels.
The floors are connected by a winding staircase made in stone, around a center sandstone pillar.
A few rooms are adorned with 19th century paintings.
The whole village of Manno is for the most part abandoned and in a state of deterioration but presents different buildings of particular environmental value and for this reason would need serious restoration.
Inside a small courtyard there's an architrave bearing carved symbols of the blacksmith.
Last update: July 10, 2019

Municipality:

Toano
Corso Trieste, 65
42010 Toano (RE)
0522 805110
0522 805542

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