14th - 16th century castle, reformed between the 19th and the 20th centuries. The present castle is thought to have been built on a previous structure, probably a small fortress. Trapezoid ground plan, with six round and rectangular turrets of brick and masonry. Arched, parted windows. Rectangular turrets, one if which leads inside the building.

Particularly noteworthy is a corner turret reminiscent of another turret in Monteagudo de las Vicarías (Soria).The main features of the building are 14th century.The southern section, with its wooden gallery, dates back to 1861, and the present stone yard was built in the 20th century.

Historical Data

Construction:
Castle / Fortress / Watchtower
Predominant styles:
Mudejar

Address

Villafranca (Condado de Castilnovo). Segovia.

Telephone: 914 262 310 / 921 531 133

More information

Ayuntamiento of Condado de Castilnovo

Address:

Municipality of Condado de Castilnovo. Segovia.

Teléfono: 921 121 664

Fax: 921 531 092

Tourist Office Provincial of Segovia

Address:

Calle San Francisco, 32. Segovia. Segovia.

Telephone: 921 462 906 / 921 460 492

Email: info@segoviaturismo.es

Website: http://www.segoviaturismo.es

Tourist Office Regional of Segovia

Address:

P/ Mayor, 10. Segovia. 40001 Segovia.

Telephone: 921 460 334

Fax: 921 460 330

Email: oficinadeturismodesegovia@jcyl.es