Villarejo de montalbán

In the twelfth century, with the donation of King Alfonso VII the Castle of Montalban and his dominions to the Templars, reforestation and consolidation of these lands begins.

Until 1308, Villarejo de Montalbán was under the ownership of the Knights Templar, when King Ferdinand IV, stayed with the goods that the Order had in their states.

Castle and instructs remained for some years subject to the Crown, until Alfonso XI donated them to Don Alfonso Fernandez Colonel. From this moment, the lordship of Montalban was passed from heir to heir during the Middle Ages, consolidating the repopulation process in the area, favored by the taxes received lords won passage of the Mesta.

From the Modern Age, continuous restocking of Alonso Tellez, successor of the master Juan Pacheco. In 1665, Felipe II granted the privilege of town to Villarejo, exempting the administration of La Puebla.

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  • Town hall:
    • Tlphn.: 925 420 093
    • Web: www.villarejodemontalban.com
    • e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • "Nuestra Señora de la Paz" (Jan. 24)
  • "San Ramón Nonato" (last Saturday of August)
  • Paellada (April 11)
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  • "Nuestra Señora de la Paz" (January 24)
  • "San Ramón Nonato" (last Saturday of August)
  • Paellada (April 11)
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Paroquial church in honor of the Virgen de la Paz

Temple with a single nave and a coffered ceiling made up of wood. The most important part of the church is the tower Herrera style sillarejos made of granite. The base has a baptistery with a vault arch.

iglesia honor virgen paz

Church in honor of Our Lady of Peace.

Mills

Sixteenth century two mills are preserved. The Campanero Campanero next to the bridge and is poorly maintained. The second called "El Molino de En Medio" is small but with a partially preserved dam made of granite taken from the same river bed.

Roman Bridge 

It is formed by two arches and in very good condition and was part of a mule track. This bridge was built to overcome the barrier posed by the Cedena river.

puente romano

Roman bridge.

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