Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina

The Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina, located in the municipality of Cocentaina, Alicante, Spain, is a 14th-century medieval building. This building originated as an old fortress with four halls and four towers on donjons crowned by merlons.

Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina
Native name Palau Comtal de Cocentaina
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LocationCocentaina, Valencian Community
Coordinates38°44′36″N 0°26′27″W / 38.743333°N 0.440833°W / 38.743333; -0.440833Coordinates: 38°44′36″N 0°26′27″W / 38.743333°N 0.440833°W / 38.743333; -0.440833
Architectural style(s)XIV
Official name: Palau Comtal de Cocentaina
TypeNon-movable
CriteriaMonument
Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina is located in Spain
Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina
Location of Palace of the Counts of Cocentaina in Spain

The art gallery of the palace shows works with artistic value like the gothic altarpiece of Saint Barbara or the altarpiece of Saint Anthony by Nicolás Borrás and the sacred Bible from the 15th century.

BibliographyEdit

  • Guía de Arquitectura de la Provincia de Alicante. ISBN 84-7784-353-8
  • PAREDES VAÑÓ, Enric (2011), "Aproximación a la arquitectura de las fortificaciones en las montañas del valle central del Serpis. Las Torres". Actas del Séptimo Congreso Nacional de Historia de la Construcción. Instituto Juan de Herrera - Madrid - 2011. ISBN 978-84-9728-370-0 | 2 vols., 146 comunicaciones, 1507 pp.

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