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Dolmen-Chapel of São Brissos

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The Dolmen-Chapel of São Brissos is a small chapel located in the parish of Santiago do Escoural in the municipality of Montemor-o-Novo in Portugal. It consists of the conversion of a prehistoric tomb into a Christian cult building.
The dolmen-chapel is situated beside the Valverde-N2 road, near the turn-off to Sao Brissos. The dolmen is of a Neolithic date and was built between the 4th and 3rd millennium BC. In the 17th-century a small whitewashed chapel was constructed around the surviving stones of the dolmen. The chapel narthex is formed by the dolmen.

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Montemor-o-Novo,Santiago do Escoural, Évora, Portugal

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