Old Window - Entre Quintas - Porto

Old Window - Entre Quintas - Porto

An old window in Entre Quintas. This area of Porto translates to between farms and there is still plenty of rustic charm to be found here.

This building appears to have been somewhere between a barn and a house. Whatever it was it has probably seen better days. The quality of the stonework around the window suggests this was built for someone reasonably wealthy - possibly the owner of the farm/estate.

I have no idea what its current status is but I have seen the shutters closed on a previous occasion. Although given the state of the wall in the background I hope no one lives here.


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