Church of San Esteban

The Church is situated on a platform elevated the street, with a staircase guarded by two pylons square and adorned by pinnacles. The tower is square with terraced staircase, as the towns of Artieda or Mianos, of pentagonal shape composed of three bodies. The apse Romanesque circular, is half hidden. 

In the interior, and in its primitive State, shows that nearby at the foot of the Church, and with a star-shaped vaults was a Romanesque church of a ship, rectangular ground plan, with circular apse, covered with vaults in the form of semicircular barrel more of the header. Toes became a choir supported by two diagonal arches, with one set in the front. It is totally painted in fresco, in a primitive manner, in the 18th century.

Chapel of San José: The altarpiece is a painting of the Holy Family of the seventeenth century.

Chapel of San Ramón Nonato: The altarpiece is same as above, and the canvas of the holder, in the same time, in this same chapel is the altarpiece of San Francisco Javier, the mid-nineteenth century and uninteresting.


Altarpiece: A tableau of the late seventeenth century made of twisted figures, reliefs and pictures and profusely decorated with plant motifs. The reliefs represent scenes from the Passion of Christ, and the images are: San Sebastian, San Francisco de Asís, San Esteban and San Miguel, and the top of San Antonio de Padua. Completes the altar with a relief of the Coronation of the Virgin.

Along with the high altar is the Virgin of Pilar, which is the mid-nineteenth century.

Chapel of La Virgin of Rosario: ​​The altar, surmounted by a Calvary, is the second half of the seventeenth century. In this same chapel is the Holy Christ, whose image, the seventeenth century, is of great artistic interest.


In addition to the described altarpieces,canvases are the following: in the chapelof St. Joseph, one of Santa Quiteria, influenced by Van Dyck, very nice, from the late seventeenth century. In the middle points of the Chapel of San Ramón Nonato, two good paintings of Preaching and Miracles of St. Francis Xavier, and seventeenth-century painting style reminiscent of Berdusán. In the Chapel of the Rosary and also in the media points, one of the Adoration of the Shepherds and the other of the Adoration of the Magi, the same type as the above. On the front door, one of St. John the Baptist and Salome, from the late seventeenth century, and one of the Massacre of the Innocents, on the baptismal font, the color very nice. In the chancel, and sides of the altarpiece, one of the Ascension and one of San Antonio de Padua, and under a very rough chorus of the Coming of the Virgin del Pilar.

Baptismal Font: By trimmed based on pan. It crosses inscribed in circles and stars distributed on a whim. Inscription reads:


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L. Meavilla 2012