Lateral fašade of the oldest building in Bosa:
On the ground floor, the twin portal is a distinctive element.
It shows a superior architectural value respect to agricultural use
of this building during the last centuries.
was a small group of rural buildings, whose layout developed in many
different construction phases. The old building has several
architectural elements that suggest more important uses than a simple
country house. The twin portal on the ground floor indicates the
monumental value of the building. Its stylized lines inspired the
GeoPark Farm logo.
On the main fašade, a carved stone shows the year 1792. However, the
Renaissance pottery found in the area and the date 1625 on an abandoned
cornerstone indicate an older settlement.
The core of Bosa is situated along the ancient road linking the medieval
village of Careggine to the productive centre of Fabbriche. This village,
situated along the river Edron, developed the steel furnaces linked to
the extraction of iron.
Epigraph on ashlar of "Macigno" sandstone.
It is placed
in the main fašade
of the oldest building in Bosa, at the top right of the central
The epigraph shows the
following letters and numbers:
A : D : 1792 :
D : A : P :
F : A : F
A hypothesis of
A(nno) D(omini) 1792
D(ominus) A(.....) P(oli)/P(rosperi)
F(ece) A F(are)
In the year of the Lord 1792
Sir A...... P(oli)/P(rosperi)
commissioned [this building]