Oratorio dei Rossi o della Trinità

San Sebastiano Curone

Oratorio dei Rossi o della Trinità

The Church of the Holy Trinity, also called “Oratorio dei Rossi” was built somewhere around the first half of the 18th century. Nothing precise is known; this information comes from an old “Book of Blessings” …

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Oratorio del Gesù

Casale Monferrato

Oratorio del Gesù

Externally nondescript, this church saves its especially interesting features for visitors who enter the church. This 16th century rectangular building was built by the Compagnia degli Angeli confratenity. The wooden panelled …

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Oratorio della S.S. Annunziata

Ovada

Oratorio della S.S. Annunziata

The Oratory named "Annunziata", rectangular with a single nave, was built in the 15th century, just outside the town walls of Ovada. Over the years, the building has undergone numerous renovations and modifications. …

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Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista

Ovada

Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista

There is no certain news regarding the constitution of the Confraternity of Saint John the Baptist, even if we can safely say that it was founded in the late 15th century. Named after the Baptist, like many others in Liguria, …

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Oratorio di Santa Maria Maddalena

Novi Ligure

Oratorio di Santa Maria Maddalena

The Oratorio della Maddalena is considered a major cultural symbol of popular religion and local traditions, kept alive by the Brotherhood of S. Maria Maddalena e del SS. Crocifisso. The single chamber building has a choir …

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Oratorio Nostra Signora del Gonfalone

Voltaggio

Oratorio Nostra Signora del Gonfalone

The current Oratory of Gonfalone dates back to the first half of the 17th century and has a plain façade punctuated by pilasters and decorated with frescoes from the second half of that century, the most notable of …

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Parrocchia di Santa Maria Assunta

Fubine Monferrato

Parrocchia di Santa Maria Assunta

Built between 1490 and 1512, the church of Santa Maria Assunta still has its late-gothic façade, topped with small arches and with a rose window framed with eight rings of brick tiles. The main body of the church …

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Parrocchia di Santa Maria di Castello

Alessandria

Parrocchia di Santa Maria di Castello

The church stands on the site of the old castle in the Rovereto district, the ancient centre of the town. Built in its present shape between 1476 and 1545, it is a good example of late Lombardy gothic architecture. The triple-style …

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Parrocchiale antica di San Salvatore

Ozzano Monferrato

Parrocchiale antica di San Salvatore

The parish church of San Salvatore with its wonderfully panoramic churchyard, still has as its architectural base the Romanesque construction and the original tower that serves as the bell tower. Inside there are several …

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Parrocchiale Santi Pietro e Paolo

Castelnuovo Scrivia

Parrocchiale Santi Pietro e Paolo

This imposing Romanesque church probably dates back to the 12th century. Of special interest is the grand doorway with its stylised lions on the columns, the lunette and the capitals with romanesque sculpture executed by …

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Pieve di San Giovanni Battista al Piano

Lerma

Pieve di San Giovanni Battista al Piano

San Giovanni has a simple form which retains the original Romanesque characteristics of this church but with a special feature: the unknown builder designed the apse using the whole depth of the walls, giving the building …

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Pieve di San Martino

Pasturana

Pieve di San Martino

The early plebeian church, dedicated to St. Martin bishop of Tours, was built in the Longobard era. The temple of St. Martin underwent substantial functional and architectural changes over the centuries, clearly highlighted …

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Pieve di San Pietro

Volpedo

Pieve di San Pietro

The Church of San Pietro, already documented in 965, underwent a major renovation during the 15th century which, nevertheless, did not alter the Romanesque style which it retains both in the facade marked by pilasters and …

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Pieve di Santa Maria

Fabbrica Curone

Pieve di Santa Maria

The Parish Church of Santa Maria of Fabbrica Curone is a magnificent example of Romanesque architecture, totally in riverstone or, in any case, of local origin. The construction is longitudinal without transept and with …

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Pieve di Santa Maria

Viguzzolo

Pieve di Santa Maria

In all probability, the Romanesque Church of Santa Maria was built shortly after the year one thousand outside the village, close to the River Grue. The facade, where the central nave is the dominant feature with its low …

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