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Arcos de Valdevez Parish Church: IIP, edified in the 14th century and rebuilt in the 17th century. Lapa Church: temple of 1767, authored by André Soares, is classified as IIP. Espírito Santo Church: work begun in 1647 with magnificent gold relief work; classified as IIP. Misericórdia Church: classified IIP, its construction began in 1595. S. Paio Church: 1781 construction. Nossa Sra. da Conceição Chapel: IIP, this chapel, also known as “Capelinha da Praça”, dates back to the late 14th century or early 15th century. Andorinha Manor House: IIP, 16th century construction, underwent amplifications and remodelling during the 17th and 18th centuries. Ponte Manor House: IIP, 18th century construction. Terreiro Manor House: IIP, this 18th century house construction, is located in the Centenários Garden and since 2001 integrates the Casa das Artes (“House of Arts”). Valverde Manor House: IIP, 18th century building. Arcos de Valdevez Pillory: MN, from the 16th century.


Mezio Megalithic Nucleus (MN, a set of several prehistoric tumuli and dolmens from Neolithic/Chalcolithic); collection of Granaries (IIP, this collection is made up of about twenty granaries, the oldest of which dates back to 1782) and Pillory (MN), all of which can be found in the parish of Soajo. Ermelo Monastery: 13th century construction; the MN classification refers to what is left of the Cistercian monastery’s church; in Ermelo. Nossa Sra. da Peneda Sanctuary: 18th century building; in the parish of Gavieira. S. João Baptista da Comenda de Távora Chapel: IIP, romanesque chapel, in Távora S. Vicente. Aguiã Tower: IIP, a probable 15th century construction, in the parish of Aguiã.  Grade Tower or Faro Tower: IIP, from the 15th century, in Grade. Giela Palace: MN, a typical manorial habitation from the middle ages/”manuelino” ages and Requeijo Manor House: IIP, 18th century manor house, both are located in Giela.  Glória Palace: 18th century. Situated in Jolda Madalena. Vilela Bridge: IIP, 13th century construction, situated between Vilela and Aboim. Cabreiro Bridge: located in the parish with the same name, dates back to the 15th century. Ázere Bridge: in the parish with the same name, edified during the 13th and 14th centuries with probable roman roots.


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