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Historic church relies on plastic buckets

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

A storm that hit parts of Tenerife towards the end of January opened up some serious cracks in the fabric of one of the island’s oldest buildings.

The splendid Iglesia de las Nieves in the northern village of Taganana dates back to 1506, just eight years after the Spanish conquest of the island was completed in 1498.

Structurally, the church is in poor condition, particularly the roof. Since the storm broke in January, the parish priest has had to resort … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Locations, Taganana, Weather
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