Embedding of the Church of the Asunción of Llíria (Spain). Origin and Consequences


  • Mª Eugenia Torner Polytechnic University of Valencia
  • Ángeles Mas Polytechnic University of Valencia
  • Carlos Lerma Polytechnic University of Valencia
  • Enrique Gil Polytechnic University of Valencia
  • Jose Vercher Polytechnic University of Valencia




Urban composition, church, heritage building surroundings, cartography study, urban development


The peculiar embedding of the construction of the church of the Asunción in Llíria (Valencia, Spain) arouses great interest because of the extent of the land cleared out to build the temple. This election led to a radical rupture with the morphology of the existing urban area, to the point of disjointing the composition of the town and trampling part of the existing town wall. The research conducted unifies the study of historical footprints with that of the traces still remaining. The lack of documentation concerning the church, especially of graphic type, has made this task difficult. The election of the site, along with the compositional and landscape consequences of the works, is one of the main issues covered in this article.


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How to Cite

Torner, M. E., Mas, Ángeles, Lerma, C., Gil, E., & Vercher, J. (2019). Embedding of the Church of the Asunción of Llíria (Spain). Origin and Consequences. Estoa. Journal of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, 8(16), 111–119. https://doi.org/10.18537/est.v008.n016.a09