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Castello di Pissignano – Campello sul Clitunno (PG)
The Castle of Pissignano has been founded in XI the century. In the 1155 Federico Barbarossa it was allocated with its troops in the pressed ones of the castle after the destruction of the city of Spoleto. Pissignano, belonged to the Federal property of the Ducato di Spoleto, will remain under the dominion of the city until the end of XVIII the century. Typical castle of slope to triangular system, the Castle of still intact Pissignano conserve the perimeter of its walls, put in from powerful poligonali towers and two tower-door. The apex tower is much high one and slanciata. Defensive functions must have also the intermediate pentagonal tower, used then like bell tower of the church of Saint Benedict. The church of Saint Benedict, than ago part of an architectonic complex belonged to the community of the Benedictines, conserve paintings of several ages between which signals itself frescoes they representing cinquecenteschi in the apse the Assumption of the Vergine, signed from the siblings Angelucci di Mevale. To same the Angelucci the Madonna with Child dated 1545 could be led back painted on the facade of the Communal Palace that rises to little distance from the church.

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Additional Photos by Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 19153 W: 130 N: 40445] (215305)
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