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Culture will declare Well, because of its cultural relevance, the square of supplies of San Pedro de Alcantarilla The building, of industrial style, was constructed in the years 20 of the last century and it is one of the most interesting local marke (20/04/2017)

The Ministry of Culture and Portavocía has initiated the procedure to declare the Catalog of Well-being for its cultural relevance in San Pedro, in Alcantarilla, with a resolution with which if it initiates the process, published in the Official Gazette of the Region (BORM ) On 15 April.

It is a construction inspired by the industrial style of the early twentieth century.

An almost centennial building that, as explained by the Director General of Cultural Property, Maria Comas, "is one of the most interesting local markets in the Region of Murcia which, in addition, is still in operation and has been restored and preserved to this day almost In its whole".

For all this, and also taking into account that "the market place has a special significance in the city of Alcantarilla, as it continues to be a meeting place," since Culture has decided to open its statement as a Cataloged Good "to protect the Property, guarantee its integrity and prevent its future deterioration, just as we work for the conservation of numerous constructions and also traditions that shape our identity and history as a Region, "added Comas.


The project to build the square of supplies of San Pedro de Alcantarilla was presented in 1924 by the architect Jose Antonio Rodriguez Murcian, one of the most important of the Region of Murcia at the beginning of the 20th century, counting on a budget of 46,230 pesetas .

It was built in the place where the agricultural and cattle ranching stalls were used to gather from the end of the 19th century, and the works were completed in 1926. It was a nave with a gabled roof over iron armor, with two facades And a constructed area of ​​996 square meters.

The main facade consists of a central entrance of high height finished in a half-point arc and on both sides are placed three small vessels, also finished in arches of half point, and that as they move away from the central arch, they decrease their height.

The façade is finished with four pinnacles that mark the three spaces that are distinguished in the interior and that are appreciated thanks to the difference of height of the ships.

Source: CARM

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