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Saint Peter the Martyr Parish Church (Sual)

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Location  Sual, Pangasinan
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Architectural type  Church building
Dedication  Saint Peter
Country  Philippines
Functional status  Active
Status  Parish church
Archbishop  Socrates Villegas
Saint Peter the Martyr Parish Church (Sual)
Architectural style  Spanish Colonial Revival architecture
Diocese  Roman Catholic Diocese of Alaminos
Archdiocese  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan
Similar  Santuario de San Juan Eva, Saint Joseph the Patriarch, Dagupan Cathedral, Saint Dominic de Guzman, Saint James the Great Par

St. Peter the Martyr Parish Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Sual, Pangasinan, Philippines. The church was reconstructed twice, during mid-1880s and 1891, in the Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style. For the third time, it was rebuilt again and was destroyed during the 1945 Liberation of Manila.

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History

Father Gabriel Perez began the construction of the first church and convent. The convent was later completed by Father Juan Gutierrez while the church by Father Pedro Villanova in 1870. A second church was constructed under the term of Father Felix Casas in 1883. The construction was suspended by the presiding bishop in 1891. The second church was completed by Father Eugenio Minguez in 1891 and was consecrated on June 8, 1893.

Architectural features

The church resembles post-Baroque or the Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style apart from some of the components of the facade. The low entablature does not fit the classical proportions of the Renaissance style. The columns of the first and second levels provide an element of irregular rhythm, as well as the bell tower on the left side.

References

Saint Peter the Martyr Parish Church (Sual) Wikipedia


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