AIGUA FRESCA FARMHOUSE

Sagunt, Valencia



Aigua Fresca Farmhouse


Alqueria Aigua Fresca is a fortified farmhouse located in the Aigua Fresca Mountain, in Sagunt. It has a surface area of 30388 square metres. It was catalogued as an Asset of Cultural Interest in 2002. Its construction dates back to the 16th century and it’s part of the defence against pirate attacks on the coast undertaken by King Philip II in 1575. In addition to setting up defensive towers, buildings were fortified in rural areas and a coast guard was created. Throughout its history, the building has undergone several modifications, but the citrus orchard, a defensive tower, a house and a water tank are preserved inside its enclosure.


 


 

ADDRESS
46500
Sagunt, Valencia
CONTACT
Albert Llueca
962655859
grupo.upvbloc@aytosagunto.es
PERIOD
XV-XVI
CATEGORIES
Rural house Old houses Farms Rural towns Fortifications




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