Church of Our Lady of Remedies

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The church of Our Lady of Remedies of Estremera is a 16th century Renaissance building.

It consists of three naves on composite pillars and arches of semicircular; The roof of the central nave is vaulted vaults and the sides of paneled vaults. It has a dome cruise and the main chapel is a barrel vault. It has a high choir at the foot of the church.

It has undergone many alterations throughout the centuries, especially in its facade that gives to the square that was reconstructed in the middle of the XVIII century after the earthquake of Lisbon and at the end of century XIX when the tower of the bell tower collapsed.

The altarpiece of the high altar is baroque from the beginning of the 17th century. The central figure of the same is the image of Our Lady of the Remedies, in size of the XVIII, neoclassical of the Castilian school. On this, in the attic a Calvary, whose Christ is of the sixteenth century and the carvings of the Virgin and San Juan of the eighteenth century.

Another beautiful plateresque altarpiece of the school toledana is located in the chapel of San José, and is considered like one of the jewels of the church of Estremera. Share a room with a picture of the Venetian school of the XVII that represents the Santo Entierro.

The church also has a magnificent organ. It is the work of Pedro Liborna Echavarría, who finished it to build in 1716, and that next to the one of the Cathedral of Segovia and the University of Salamanca, are the unique ones manufactured by the greater organ maker of Felipe V.

It was restored by the Autonomous Community of Madrid in 1994.

The church of Our Lady of Remedies has been declared a Property of Cultural Interest.