Walls and gates
Archive of Adelantamiento de Castilla
Built in 1575 to be the headquarters of the Archive of the Adelantamiento of Castilla by order of Felipe II, whose shield crowns the façade. The trace and the project are due to Juan de Herrera and accomplishment to Juan de Vallejo.
It was built to house the archives of Burgos and stayed here till they were moved to Simancas (Valladolid) in the 18th century.
- Civil engineering
- Predominant styles:
- Herrerian, Renaissance
- Historical Period:
- Early modern period
Covarrubias. 09346 Burgos.
Tourist Office of Covarrubias
C/ Monseñor Vargas, s/n. Covarrubias. 09346 Burgos.