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CASA DE LES AIGÜES
The Casa de les Aigües de Montcada i Reixac is an old water pumping station of the Besòs aquifer for the supply of drinking water for the city of Barcelona. The equipment was in operation from 1878 to 1987.
It is a set of buildings of modernist industrial architecture of great beauty, with the singularity of having a steam engine that, by its design and characteristics, is unique in the world.
SANT PERE DE REIXAC
Sant Pere de Reixac is a Catholic parish church located in Montcada i Reixac (Barcelona). It is the parish church of the old nucleus of Reixac. It is a work included in the Inventory of Architectural Heritage of Catalonia.
The church is preserved from the rebuilding of the year 1676 and subsequent improvements. The place is documented in 963 and in 1028 the parish is documented in a deed of sale of an allodium, which included the posts of Porciano to the plain; Bello Viziano, Albiniano and Canalies to the mountain range. The church was consecrated on December 28, 1048 by Guilabert, bishop of Barcelona.
The year 1171 was donated to the canonical of the headquarters of Barcelona. The year 1581 was added to the monastery of San Jerónimo de la Murtra. After being burned during the War of the Reapers, in 1651, it was rebuilt in 1676. In 1778, the bishop of Barcelona, José Clemente, made it perpetual vicarage by the decree of Charles III. In 1876 the parish of Reixac happened to belong to Montcada.
It is an example of Romanesque religious architecture, although documentally it seems proven that in dates of century X, Reixac had temple and that when becoming a parochial church towards year 1028 would have been enlarged. The present state is a product of the restoration to which it has been subjected, since its reconstruction in 1676, and more recently have been making improvements for its conservation.
The bill is represented by stones and ashlars arranged by rows. The openings are windows with sill. The entrance door, oriented at noon, is round arc of semi-point and adovelada, decorated with a molding that runs all the framed by the intradós. The temple is of rectangular plant and in its interior they are distributed two ships orientated from east to west. The larger nave exteriorizes a quadrangular apse and the smaller one draws in the exterior a circular apse, in both cases windows with sill that give light to the interior. Next to the wall of noon extends the cemetery of the parish. The roof is of Arab tile.
The bell tower, attached to the wall of midday, has two well-differentiated bodies. The first is square and appears to be originally from the earliest church age, although it could also be earlier and form part of a defense or guard tower. The second body is octagonal and consists of two registers, a first floor and separated by a molding a second in which four windows with a half-point arch open. The walls have some blocks, especially in the first body and suggests that the second was made with elements reused in the rebuilding of the church in 1676. The window is rectangular; The lintel stone offers a work within the variants of the conopial-flaming arch. The lintel is on two stones also worked to order and effect of giving more emphasis to the opening of the bow.
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