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CastleProtte
The castle ofProtteis located nearSpoleto,along the routeof the originaldiverticulumof the Via Flaminia.
Almost square, contains the onlyaccess doorand the small squareonto whichthe church ofRomanesque, thebuildingof the community andthe control systemof the door: a small castlethat preservesits wallsandsome types ofhomesfourteenth century.
The church,dedicated to St.John the Baptist,St. Jameswas originally called"de Producto". Of this building,theexistingcastle, remain thefacade, portalandoculus. The sitebelongs to the groupof villasin the plainof the circuitofSpoleto, at the end of the fourteenthcentury, it becamesurroundedbytowers andcastle.It wasrebelliousto the cityin the early decadesof the next century, and was amongthose castlesthat thecardinal legatein 1440he wanted toreduceit againtoopenvilla.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9592 W: 132 N: 18668] (120652)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-08-08
  • Categories: Castles, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/3.5, 1/30 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-08-08 5:53
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