Tower of the Clock

SAC-B-065

Most of the “Università” (University), or the ancient town municipalities became City Councils after the arrival of the French, towards the late 18th century, who made legislative changes in the social and civil system of southern Italy...

Most of the “Università” (University), or the ancient town municipalities became City Councils after the arrival of the French, towards the late 18th century, who made legislative changes in the social and civil system of southern Italy.
Among these, the disposition for the subversion of feudality that was abolished between 1806 and 1808.
Most of the municipal towers of the territory, many of which have antique clocks inserted on them, were erected to symbolize the attainment of freedom from the feudatory, to represent a movement of affirmation of the municipal clock.
I am set against the parish Church dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption, that was constructed between 1605 and 1611.
I do not rise on the front but on an angle of the western side of the Church, about which probably I am coeval.
A projecting frame divides me into two sections, the upper that houses a lateral clock and on the other, the ancient town coat of arms of Sanarica depicting the towers.
I have a flat belfry with a bell, sided by a small stone sculpture.

Latitudine 40° 5'22.56"N
Longitudine 18°20'53.36"E

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