Sant Pau, Fontclara

Sant Pau de Fontclara

Sant Pau de Fontclara is a parish church and former Benedictine monastery in the village of Fontclara, Palau-sator, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain. It was formerly dependent on Lagrasse Abbey.

Architecture and fittings

Of Romanesque design, further construction occurred to the building in the 16th and 17th centuries. Side chapels were added. It has a single nave with pointed vault and semicircular apse. The date of 1639 is recorded on the building. On the front facade, there is a bell gable with two recesses. Preserved in situ are some murals located on the arch and apse. There is a pediment with a bas relief depicting St. Paul and other paintings depicting the life of St. Paul.


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Coordinates: 41°59′38″N 3°07′22″E / 41.99385°N 3.12275°E / 41.99385; 3.12275

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