Saint John Evangelist Church

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There was in Scorrano, in ancient times, the existence of two churches dedicated to Saint John, one in respective to the Baptist and the other to the evangelist, both built in piazza Municipio, the old town square.
The exact date of their construction is not known. Historical references on them...

There was in Scorrano, in ancient times, the existence of two churches dedicated to Saint John, one in respective to the Baptist and the other to the evangelist, both built in piazza Municipio, the old town square.
The exact date of their construction is not known. Historical references on them are few and outdated.
Some traces of the church of Saint John the Baptist can be found and they are dated to 1522, 1540, 1608 and narrate the state of deterioration of the building and its subsequent reconstruction until 1811 when the building, property of the royal state of Regio, was abandoned and all religious functions where transferred to the main church.
The fate of the second church dedicated to Saint John the Evangelist, is tied to the Volante Family, who resulted as the owners in the 17th century and suggested that its religious functions be transferred to another place, irritated by the noise of people disturbing celebrations.
A neoclassic style guided the tastes of the person who built me.
The inside is characterized by a triumphal arch on columns with an ionic capital that divides the apsidal area, lifted on two steps from the room for the devotees.
As public property same as the Veris Palace offices of the city council, I currently host cultural activities.

Latitudine 40°05'26.36”N
Longitudine 18°17'49.78”E

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