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Hermitage of Sant'Egidio

What to see in Scanno, L'Aquila, Abruzzo


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the church is in Romanesque style rural. The main facade is made of squared stone to view. The entrance is preceded by a porch with a barrel vault at Sesto lowered. The prothyrum is surmounted by a small window to oculus framed by a stone modanata. In single lancet window at the top right there we had to find very likely a bell.

The inside of a quadrangular shape to house a single nave covered by a barrel vault with lowered sixth, has an altar simple resting against the wall of the apse. Above the altar a fresco of Saint Egidio realized by teachers of the Neapolitan school in 1796. At the sides of the facade there are frescoes on the theme of the Passion of Jesus.

  • SR479, località Frattura, Scanno (L'Aquila)
  • Religious location
  • Monument /attraction

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