Taramundi


Teixois de Taramundi Ethnographic Site


Contact details

33775  Teijois, Taramundi, Asturias  (Asturias)
http://www.osteixois.es
Tel.:+34 608248913
Tel.:+34 696440640

Location

Asturias

Description

In addition to Teixois' beautiful houses and buildings, the town has numerous water mills, with their pestle, mill and millwheel, etc. The pestle is mentioned in documents about the hill-fort of the Marquis of Ensenada in the 18th century. It was a tool for pounding iron. The mill was the property of several owners, who used it according to a system called "Quendas". The fulling machine was used so that the fabrics and textiles would have a better consistency. The millwheel was located in a shed, attached to the cistern's base in order to take advantage of the force of the water.

  • Construction: Others
  • Artistic period: Medieval

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Monday to Sunday

    11:30 AM
  • 12:30 PM
  • 1:30 PM
  • 3:30 PM
  • 4:30 PM
  • 5:30 PM
  • 6:30 PM

Prices

  • General: €3
  • Groups: €1,50
  • Children: Admission free

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