This Fuerteventura forum uses cookies
This Fuerteventura forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this Fuerteventura forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this Fuerteventura forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.
Hi guest and welcome to the Fuerteventura forum.

Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

[-]
Tags
hermitage tindaya

Hermitage in Tindaya
#1
Radio Sintonia:

Hermitage of Our Lady of Charity, a sanctuary in Tindaya.

Fuerteventura has several historic buildings scattered throughout the island, among them is the hermitage of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad, which is located in Tindaya (La Oliva). This structure was declared an Asset of Cultural Interest by Decree 255/1993, of September 24, 1993.



Sanctuary structure
Rectangular building with small sacristy attached to the right side. The single nave is undifferentiated and only one step highlights the area of the main altar. The pavement is made of stone slabs of the country and the roof is a simple torque and row truss with four braces of simple beams. The façade adapts to the gabled roof of the building and is centered by the main door with a semicircular arcade. The entire exterior is whitewashed, except for the belfry of a hole that rises on the left side of the façade and is of the so-called millstone. On the wall on the side of the Epistle opens a second door, with a semicircular arch. The small Sacristy, on the other hand, has access from the right side of the main altar and communicates directly with the square through a door; Its roof is hipped and independent of the rest of the hermitage.

Pieces of important cultural value
The movable property that comprises and constitutes an essential part of its history are: Main altarpiece (baroque, eighteenth century), canvases of the Dream of San José (very close to the style of Cristóbal Hernández de Quintana) and Immaculate Conception (Canarian school), image of Our Lady of Charity (candlestick), Holy Water Font, pulpit, etc.

link to article for pic
Living my dream
3 users say Thank You to TamaraEnLaPlaya for this post
Reply Quote


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  No hikers allowed on Mta Tindaya without an official guide Archer 42 18,514 26-09-2023, 07:28 PM
Last Post: TamaraEnLaPlaya
  Hermitage in Las Pocetas TamaraEnLaPlaya 0 565 24-06-2023, 07:54 PM
Last Post: TamaraEnLaPlaya
  Hermitage in Los Llanos de la Concepción TamaraEnLaPlaya 0 907 06-05-2023, 07:24 PM
Last Post: TamaraEnLaPlaya
  Hermitage in El Cotillo TamaraEnLaPlaya 0 390 29-04-2023, 08:47 PM
Last Post: TamaraEnLaPlaya
  Hermitage in La Caldereta TamaraEnLaPlaya 0 382 22-04-2023, 08:17 PM
Last Post: TamaraEnLaPlaya

Forum Jump: