Date: Medieval.

Valuation: National Monument

Description: The pillory has a polygonal base, three steps, where it rests a Zoomorphic figure, on whose back rises a smooth cylindrical column, with around 6.40 meters high, crowned by a capital, decorated with gargoyles representing geometrical, zoomorphic and plant ornamentations.

State of conservation: good

Legends and traditions: in the surroundings of the West side of the Castle, since the 15th century there was the parish church of Santiago, which was destroyed in the 17th century. Instead of this temple was placed the pillory of stone, which was located in front of the House of Representatives until 1860.

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


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