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Torres de Auençala

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: María Jesús Redondo
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 30, 2018 04:27 PM History
Torres de Auençala was a rural castle located in the west of Jaén. This type of settlement consisted of a fortified perimeter and small tower. This site belonged to the kingdom of Alfonso X (thirteenth century). Today the site is known as Torre Venzalá and is located in Torredonjimeno.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/38259712

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settlement, settlement-modern, fort, tower

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The modern name of this site is Castillo de Torre Venzala, and it is located within Torredonjimeno village, close to Martos and not far from Bastora.


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María Jesús Redondo, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Torres de Auençala: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/38259712> [accessed: 24 February 2018]

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Jeffrey Becker
Jeffrey Becker says:
Dec 16, 2016 08:45 AM

Is the Castillo de Torre Venzala extant? It is not obvious from the OGM geometry or from the summary provided.