Logge dei Tiratori della lana

Logge dei Tiratori

The long building of the Lodges of Shooters, complete with porch and bounded by the church of Santa Maria of the Laity, was originally the home of’ hospital of Santa Maria, built in 1326 for dell&rsquo initiative; homonym brotherhood. In 1505 it joined other city hospitals. L’ building took così the name of“ Spedal Big” remaining active until 1628. On its facade remains a fresco with Madonna between SS. Peter and Paul in 1473, attributed to a pupil of Nelli.

Già by halfà the fifteenth century, l’ Arte della Lana aimed to build, over the’ hospital, a shed for“&rdquo pull; cloths (cioè to dry the fabric, stretched in such a way as to make them assume a length and a certain width). The puller was made after numerous disputes, only to’ beginning of the century. XVII becoming a rare example of pre-industrial architecture.

Recently, the underlying convention hall belonged to the Bank of’è Umbria; It has been restored andè currently used as exhibition space: L’ organization of eventsè entrusted to the Foundation CariPerugia Art, an organizational structure and production-promotion created by the Foundation Cassa di Risparmio of Perugia in 2014 to strengthen’ activityà già performed over the years in the areas of’ art and culture.

The Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio Perugiaè engaged in a restoration project that also includes the’ opening of a local who putà in communication, via a pedestrian walkway, 40 Martyrs Square with St. John's Square with the’ crossing Camignano.


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Piazza 40 Martiri
06024 Gubbio


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