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La Paz Centro, León, Nicaragua
 

“The House of Ana Jiménez”

“La Casa de Ana Jiménez”

 

—Estructura Colonial No 5 —

 
“The House of Ana Jiménez” Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
1. “The House of Ana Jiménez” Marker
Inscription. Edificada en el periodo 1531-1534. Sistema constructivo: paredes de tapial y aplanado de tierra talpuja. Actualmente sus vestigios tienen un área de 468 m2.

Ana Jiménez fue de las primeras vecinas de León Viejo, su casa funcionó como discreto y pequeño hospedaje donde se alojaban las mujeres de los conquistadores que pasaban de tránsito por la ciudad.

Pie de dibujos: Plano de conjunto
Planta Arquitectónica

English:
Colonial Structure No 5
“The House of Ana Jiménez”

Built during the period 1531-1534. Construction system: rammed-earth walls and talpuja (white volcanic ash) coating. Today its ruins have an area of 468 m2.

Ana Jiménez was among the first residents of Old León. Her house served as a discreet and small guesthouse for lodging the wives of the conquerors who were temporarily visiting in the city.

Captions: Site map
Floor plan
 
Location. 12° 24.059′ N, 86° 37.01′ W. Marker is in La Paz Centro, León. Click for map. The marker is at the Viejo León Archaeological Site, south of the town square and cathedral.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Royal Road" (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Saint Mary of Graces Cathedral”
“The House of Ana Jiménez” Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2016
2. “The House of Ana Jiménez” Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); "The Town Square" (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); "Unidentified" Colonial Structure No 11 (about 120 meters away); “The Town Council” (about 120 meters away); "The House of Hernando de Soto and Hernán Ponce de León" (about 120 meters away); "The House of Martín" (about 120 meters away); “The Palace of Governor Rodrigo de Contreras” (about 120 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in La Paz Centro.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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