Site Autárquico - Câmara Municipal de Faro

16th Century Building/ house of the "Scissor" Roofs

Building of Municipal Interest -

 

Located in the corner of Veríssimo de Almeida, Manuel Belmarço and Alexandre Herculano streets.It was once used as a residence.

Presently a shop stands here.

This 15th century two bodied building features a two floor tower and two one floor houses all with scissor rooftops.

From the several existing spans, two are noteworthy for their baroque features such as the arched lintels and stonework trims on the thresholds.

 

Specifications 

Classification

Building of Municipal Interest

Commissioned by

Unknown

Design

Unknown
Date of construction/reconstruction/other work

16th, 18th and 19th century

Type

Civil, 16th century architecture. Irregular plan consisting of two sections at different heights

Special features

Urban structure with three “scissor” roofs

 

Adress:
Rua Veríssimo de Almeida nº 3
8000-444 Faro
37º0'52.62''N 7º55'58.27''W
Website: www.cm-faro.pt

Vista exterior

Multimédia

Contactos:

  • Telefone: 289 870 870
  • Morada: Câmara Municipal de
    Faro -Largo da Sé
    8004 - 001 Faro