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The church of Bebbio

Contacts:

  • 0522 813127

Place:

Bebbio - 42033 Carpineti

How to get there:

Accessibility
It's 8 km from the administrative capital. You get there taking the SP / in the direction of Baiso, and then the SP 64 in the direction of Bebbio.

Gratuitousness:

Yes

Tourist Area:

Appennines

Geographic Area:

Matildic zone

Analytical text:

Description: The church of S. Paolo, reconstructed between 1664 and 1675, in the tithes of the year 1318 is cited as dependent on the S. Vitale Parish. The building is situated within the enclosure of the antique castle of which part of the wall remains and traces of the defensive systems and of fortifications amongst which an archer slit. A lower portico, on which you can see an ashlar dated "MAI –XXII-1789", leads to the court of the church. The church has a sloping shape façade directed towards the south. The architraved portal bears the inscriptions: "AD MAJOREM dei GLORIAM AMEN – R.D.J. (OANNES B.) MANF. (redi). REC. (tor) ET POPULUS BEBII UNA CUM SOC. BUS. S.S. (s.ti. SACRAMENTI) ATQUE ROS. (Rii) HOC TEMPLUM COSTRUENDUM CURARUNT. ANNO DOMINI 1675". On a jamb the year "1810" is engraved. In the center of the plan there's a small elegant a cantella baroque window with relief volute decorations. The belfry rises on the side of the façade and has a scarp wall base, angular alternating recurrence ashlars and mono-hole cell.
Last update: March 8, 2021

Municipality:

Carpineti
Piazza Matilde di Canossa, 1
42033 Carpineti (RE)
0522 615019 0522 615020
0522 718014

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