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St. Nicholas Appia

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SAN NICOLA ALL’APPIA
Incorporated in rock agropastoral village of Three Bridges, the church was wrongly known until recently, with the name of San Pietro in Principibus.

The plan is square with four central pillars and three apses. The prospectus has collapsed but you can admire the careful bill-arms, apses and pillars. In the back room, dug after the Church was abandoned graffiti representatives are located various figures including doves, pets and a soldier.

Left the church a stone fence protects a ’ old Apiary rupestre quoted in two acts of 1536 and 1537 speaking of the area in question: “a apiculare situ in gravina Sancti Elia, iuxta loco dicti Iacobi, et iuxta Ecclesiam s. Elia ab alio latere” (apiculare site in gravina di Sant Elia ’, near the cave of said Iacobo, and near the Church of Sant ’ Elia by ’ the other side).

The Church of Sant Elia ’ referenced is located in front of caves, over the road uphill. Over l ’ arched Church two arcosolium and tombs on the walls are engraved with various crosses graphit. L ’ and environment’ been extensively remodelled having within it a manger and a ceiling machicolated door.