Bande


Santa Comba de Bande Church


Contact details

Santa Comba s/n, A 10 kms. De Bande
32840  Bande, Ourense  (Galicia)
concello@concellobande.com
www.concellobande.com
Tel.:+34 988443140

Location

Autonomous region:
Galicia

Province/Island:
Ourense


Description

The church was built in the 7th century. It formed part of a convent dedicated to Santa Comba, which was abandoned in the 9th century. The church is small and of Greek cross plan with a flat apse. In the transept you find raised horseshoe arches. The brick barrel vaults rest on these. The base of the dome is a raised vault. A triumphal arch gives way to the main chapel. It is supported on two pairs of columns with Roman and Visigothic capitals. Inside is the tomb of San Torcuato.

Construction:
Church

Artistic period:
Visigothic

Historic period:
7th century

Practical information

Schedule

Hours of worship.

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