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Argamasilla-Palace-Aoiz

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Construído en la primera mitad  del siglo XVII siguiendo esquemas renacentistas. De planta en forma de L, el ala de mayor altura es también la más antigua. A destacar el almohadillado en torno a la puerta, los dos escudos y el amplio alero bajo el tejado. La estructura que se eleva sobre éste corresponde a la escalera interior, construida en el XVII. En la segunda ala,  de fecha más reciente, apreciamos una bella galería neorrenacentista con cinco arcos en ladrillo, que incorporan cerámicas de Talavera en su fachada norte.

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