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Torres de Auençala

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: María Jesús Redondo
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
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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.

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settlement, settlement-modern, fort, tower (deprecated)


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 <> [accessed: 24 July 2024]

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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.