Santa Croce Church in Semproniano

The Santa Croce Church in Semproniano is located next to the Castello Aldobrandeschi. It was constructed in the 12th century.

Santa Croce Church Semproniano

Useful information

Address: Via della Rocca, 18, 58055 Semproniano.

History and description

Santa Croce Church Semproniano
Santa Croce Church

The Chiesa di Santa Croce was constructed in 1188. It consists of a single nave and apse. The walls are black and white.

The wooden crucifix above the altar dates from the 11th or 12th century. According to a legend, in 1882, when there was a typhus epidemic in the village, the inhabitants of Semproniano carried the crucifix in a parade through the streets of the city. The epidemic died out immediately afterward.

The Pietà on the wall of the apse was painted in the 18th century, probably by a painter from the Veneto.

The last restoration of the church took place in the 19th century.

Santa Croce Church, Semproniano

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