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New Meridian in Becerril de Campos (Palencia)

Becerril de Campos has managed to take the final step to realize the conversion of the church of San Pedro in cultural center.

The Consistory, a year after receiving confirmation from Madrid that the project will fund 1% Culture, has announced the call for an open procedure, based on the most economically advantageous tender for the award of the works contract called Rehabilitación de la antigua iglesia de San Pedro en Becerril de Campos.

The tender base budget of the project is EUR 1,439,291.81. The Ministry of Transport has allocated 1,052,705 euros of heading for the funds that are generated by 1% Cultural by public works contracts to the restoration of the church. The planned work will consist of the rehabilitation of the building, placing a cover consisting of a plywood structure and copper finish. It also completed the facade fall cessation intervention thus bounded on masonry cladding. Inside you will respect the open space of the nave, which will provide facilities for cultural uses.

As original sign the new flooring San Pedro de Becerril arises mark a meridian line by a metal band that will be the hub through which pass the sun at noon, every day of the year. Line, and a curiosity that will appeal to amateur astronomers, will serve to organize school visits and workshops on the movements of the stars, sundials, stargazing, etc ...

The meridian line proposal for the church of San Pedro de Becerril de Campos has the expertise of the Agrupación Astronómica Palentina, an organization that has collaborated with architects drafters.

The restoration of the temple lead to the reorganization of hits and urbanization of its surroundings. - Thursday, August 23, 2012


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