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Chapel of San Benito

Converted into a convent in the 18th century.

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Jerez de los Caballeros , Badajoz (Extremadura)

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  • Converted into a convent in the 18th century.

    In the municipality of Jerez de los Caballeros, on a slate rock, we find the chapel of San Benito, a simple 15th-century masonry construction which was turned into a convent in the 18th century. In the 19th century it passed into private ownership. It is comprised of a single nave with a rectangular layout and its walls have two buttresses with splayed openings. Declared an Asset of Cultural Interest in the monument category.

  • Origin:
  • 15th century
  • Construction:
  • Shrine
  • Art period:
  • Gothic
  • Period in history:
  • 15th century
  • 18th century
  • Official name :
  • Property of Cultural Interest

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