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Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene Getafe Madrid- Spain (Seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Getafe)

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2 Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene Getafe Madrid- Spain (Seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Getafe)

3 First analysis of the Cathedral.

4 FIELDWORK

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10 A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIESTS PRESENTATION

11 ARCHITECTS: -Alonso de Covarrubias (Head Architect of the Diocese of Toledo in 1549.) -Juan Gómez de Mora (Head Architect of Madrid in 1618).

12 ORIGIN: built over an ancient Mudéjar style church dating from the middle of XIV century.

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14 *Baroque *Mudéjar Main architectural styles: *Renaissance

15 Declared an Artistic Historical Monument in 1958.

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17 SIZE: LENGTH:57 m WIDTH: 25 m HEIGHT: 19 m 2 m-thick WALLS NAVE : 9 m wide AISLES: 5.5 m wide PiLLARS: 5 m perimeter

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19 Cathedral perspective from Beso Square, next to the Library.

20 OVERVIEW

21 The apse is towards the East,where the Sun=Light( Jesus Christ) comes from. EAST WEST

22 MAIN FAÇADE

23 Apse Transept Vestry

24 Buttresses of the vault of the apse. Buttress on transept corner.

25 Splayed window. Cornice

26 Masonry skirting board.

27 North Tower South Tower Built in Built in XVII century.

28 Clock Bell Tower North Tower

29 Weather Vane Spire :added in (Slate, wood and zinc.)

30 Building materials of the towers: brick and masonry.

31 Mudéjar* style windows. * Moslem permitted to live under Christian rule.

32 Gable end of the nave.

33 Detail from the iron gate which lets the entrance to the temple. Made by the architect Francisco Manzano in Getafe in 1770.

34 Renaissance Façade (made by the architect Father Blas García in 1770).

35 Façade features:

36 Acroterium

37 Bulls Eyes

38 Clearstorey

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41 South Entrance Keystone Impost Skewback Dovelas Span Drift Intrados Jamb Round / Roman Arch

42 Masons marks.

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44 Lintel Gate

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50 Choir

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52 Fan vault over the main altarpiece in the apse.

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60 Altarpieces

61 Main Altarpiece devoted to Saint Mary Magdalene. *Made from 1612 to1618. *Main artists: -Alonso Carbonel -Antonio de Herrera -Antón de Morales *Main artists: -Alonso Carbonel -Antonio de Herrera -Antón de Morales *Golden polychrome wood. *13 metres high.

62 Jesuss Name Altarpiece.

63 Our Lady of Peace Altarpiece.

64 Our Lady of Peace altarpiece.

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66 Lady of Angels *Altarpiece. *Patroness Saint of Getafe, whose sculpture is on Angels Hill chapel.

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68 Architectural Orders : Doric

69 Ionic

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71 Corinthian and Solomon Columns

72 Vestry

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83 Another Items :

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90 Stained Glass Window Bishops motto and symbols

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95 Mary Magdalene

96 MARY MAGDALENE When she got to know Jesus Christs compassion, she became a grateful woman ready to help the people in need.


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