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Location address: España, Alicante
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The Preventorio of Aigues is an architectural complex built in the nineteenth century in the town of Aigues, Alicante (Valencia). Originally designed, developed and titled as “Hotel Miramar Winter Season” for its owner and promoter, Mr. Conde de Rojas House (and Marqués del Bosch), was conceived as an urban complex of spacious dimensions (some particular retains the planes the original project), located opposite the ancient thermal springs that always existed in the area, chaired by the relevant hotel main building (equipped with roulette and the new English system of watertight sanitation or WC), and surrounded by numerous buildings and plied the roads adjacent sites, including, among other amenities, two Catholic chapels, a navigable pool, a bakery, a farm, multiple banks, roundabouts and other items, most of which was deleted in the twentieth century. The nineteenth-century hotel business met a visit of the King and Queen of Spain, and was disclosed among potential clients through annual memorials that Mr. Conde charge writing to various medical directors who had the hotel (some specimens are preserved). The Civil War interrupted the hotel business; and at the end of it, he tried to promote children’s sanatorium for tuberculosis in the same facility.
Linked themes: Architecture