Wednesday, 20 January 2010

Castle at Castellar damaged by recent storms

One of the walls at the castle in Castellar developed a 'hole' of some 2x4 metres beneath one of the turrets over last weekend. The area was cordoned off  although it is not in an area that is muched used by pedestrians or vehicles. The matter was reported to the Provincial Delegation for Culture, who came back yesterday with an announcement that it is preparing a report on the damage and an estimate for repairs. The municipal Department of Works has in the meantime issued its own preliminary report, which says that, given that the walls are made of limestone rocks and a lack of mortar to hold them together, (Read more on CampoPulse)

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