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Caranca

Caranca is sited on rough slopes forming a sort of vantage point over the river Tumecillo which passes right by the village .

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Architectural heritage

•Parish Church

The parish church is dedicated to San Juan Bautista. It occupies a dominant position overlooking all housing and is surrounded by a mass of trees, the tower alone standing up over the treetops when plant growth is at its densest.

The church is rectangular and traces of its early Romanesque construction are evident. Access to the sombre porch, which contains a small stone mill crowned by an iron cross, is via a double arch. The tower stands out from the rest of the building .

•Lalastra Iron Age settlements

Vestiges of the Iron Age have been found in this area, in particular the Lalastra settlement.

This was used as a settlement for various peoples throughout the centuries right through to the dark period of the Middle Ages .

•Trio of basic services

- Fountain
- Wash-house
- Drinking-trough

These have been completely abandoned .

Social and Cultural facilities

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