Casa do Ladrilho/Casa Museu Horácio Bento Gouveia (House of Tiles)

Casa do Ladrilho/Casa Museu Horácio Bento Gouveia (House of Tiles)

 

The House of Tiles is located in Ladrilho in the civil parish of Ponta Delgada. It has a private civil architecture, popular during the 18th century.

 

This rural house of irregular plan is typical of the landowner-farmer. It has two storeys and tiled roof, with five shops on the ground floor and living quarters on the upper floor.

 

The harmony between the colour of the stones and the painted base of the house is remarkable.

 

Nearby one can find the only cinnamon bark tree growing on the northern part of the island.


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