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Royal Chancery of Granada
Granada, Spain

Chancery: an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records





Facade


Mannerist Renaissance style


Top of building:  Finial ..... Balustrade



Balustrade with acanthus decoration



Cartouche centered in broken pediment



Triangular and rounded pediments supported by Corinthian engaged columns



Main entrance


Main entrance engaged Corinthian columns ..... Sculpted spandrel
Secondary entrance




Cartouche centered in the tympanum of the rounded pediment



Flemish  scroll buttresses in sides of window surround

Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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