New Townhall

New Townhall

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Old Palace-residence of the Order of Preachers. The conclusion of the works dates from 1726, During the exercise of the parish priest Esteban Ferrer and Galindo, being Rector Reverend Father Fray Domingo Fenoll. In its origin was equipped with several rooms, bedrooms and study rooms, dining room, kitchen, pantries, beautiful views and several iron balconies; Its rooms were adorned with more than forty portraits of saints, pontiffs and writers of the Order. In 1782 curtains, tables and various maps of the Master and Rector Fray Antonio Gálvez were added. On one side was the mill where the oil of all Redován’s term laborers was made.
In front was the royal jail (Manuscript of the Magister Montesinos, S. XVIII). During the second half of 1968 work began on the remodeling of the “Palace” for a new Town Hall and other public services, preserving the structure and the palacial aspect, but suffering interior and exteriorly substantial reforms. In the year 2000, the building was redesigned to modernize its interior, since it houses the municipal offices.

 

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Old Town hall

Old Town hall

With a clock tower dating from the end of the 19th century, artisan and of great artistic value, with an impressive mechanism and a superb bell tower, it is one of the most important and embellamáticos monuments that the municipality preserves. The watch is in operation and has two spheres with belfry. Located in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. In 1988 the Excellency City Council of Redován, aware of the historical importance of this property, executed a wide reform conserving the traditional aspect of it. It has a large Hall of Acts on the first floor and a classic balcony that keeps in line with the style of the building.

 

 

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