Castro da Sancha

Erected on top of a hill 665 meters above sea level, and with a great mastery over the surrounding landscape, this fortified Iron Age settlement stands out for its trapezoidal plan which give it three lines of walls of granite, being the housing zone bounded by the first line of wall torn by three access entries. On site has collected a considerable number of potsherds smooth and decorated, which attests to the three periods of occupation checked in this town: the iron age, the Romanisation and the medieval times. In addition to these elements, were also exhumed several numismas, fibulae, cossouros, granite millstones, spearheads, a knife, an axe and three Roman epigraphs.

Contacts


EN 323
5060-362,Sabrosa

    Characteristics


  • Difficult external parking
  • Archeological sites
  • Visitable (no guide)
  • True

Monuments near Castro da Sancha

Fonte Luminosa de Sabrosa


Lake in the urban centre with multiple points of water and lit.

Casa da Pereira


Although the certainties are not absolute, everything leads to believe that Ferdinand Magellan was born in this House, and there is even reference to Sabrosa i…

Fonte da Rua da Fontela


Rectangular fountain with two backrest spouts.

Fonte de Sabrosa


Small fountain with one spout.

Fonte do Largo Doutor Sá Fernandes


Late-Baroque fountain with two semi-circular spouts. Features of the village and coat colour chart with date of construction.

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