Date: Medieval (the oldest document that makes reference to the convent and the Church is a testament to D. Afonso III, 22nd of November 1271.).

Assessment: Building of public Interest (Decreto N º 1/86, DR 2, 3 de Janeiro de 1986).

Description: The façade is framed by two pilasters; the right side is adorned by a pyramid and left holding the square Bell Tower. The Bell Tower is crowned by four towers and a hexagonal pyramid with the cross and weather vane. On the South side of the Church is the the chapel of our lady Nossa Senhora da Boa Morte, with four windows. It is a Romanesque temple, transformed during the Mannerist period and Baroque period.

State of conservation: Very good

Legends and traditions: legend perpetuated by oral tradition, says that the Foundation of this religious space was due to the property of St. Francis of Assisi, when he passed through here in 1214, on his return from a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. In 1634 began a public collection on Sunday for the work of the Church, which lasted until 1679.

Source: Património dos Concelhos da Terra Fria Concelho de Bragança VOLUME I

Convento de S. Francisco, 5301-902 Bragança