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Episcopal Palace of Astorga

General Information

Beginning of works: 1887
Completion: 1961
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Bishopric

Location

Location: , , ,
Coordinates: 42° 27' 28.20" N    6° 3' 21.44" W

Technical Information

Materials

façade granite

Chronology

1887

Bishop Juan Bautista Grau i Vallespinós asks Gaudí to design the Episcopal palace.

1893

Juan Bautista Grau i Vallespinós dies and Gaudí leaves the palace unfinished because of disagreements with the administration.

1961

Palace is completed after several other architects change the design and small collapses cause delays.

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Architecture

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  • Structure-ID
    20003148
  • Date created
    22/02/2002
  • Last Update
    11/08/2017