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Pedrógão Pequeno

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Pedrógão Pequeno
6100, Sertã


Located on a foothil above the Zêzere river, eighteen kilometres away from the parish's siege, Pedrógão Pequeno is an old village with several roman vestiges. It was once the siege of the parish (charter given by Dom Manuel I in 1513) under the name of Pedógão do Crato. The parish was extinct in 1834 and became a part of Sertã. There are still vestiges of the pillory left (classed as a National Monument). The church, in the manuelin style and composed of two wide naves, dates back to the 17th century. A special note to the hermitage of Our Lady …