Bianchini Riccardi Palace

Palazzo Rosci (or Rossi) now named Bianchini Riccardi dates back to the 16th century. Attributed to Bramante by some, by others to Vignola or Sangallo, it remains for now without " paternity". The band that marks the main floor, on the facade, is decorated with a series of Angevin lilies, with the Rosci family coat-of-arms, probably a "translation" in Terni dialect of the surname Rossi.

An architecturally elegant building, it has a peculiarity not to be found in other noble buildings in Terni: the seats reserved for the general public which run along the entire front and which make it typical of a square used as a meeting place or for social contact, similar to that which overlooks the Cathedral, certainly for its importance and the use made of it by the population, this square was the second most important in the city after Piazza Maggiore (now Piazza della Repubblica).

Recently restored, after years of decadence, the Palazzo contains a series of frescos and temperas. The floor of the entrance hall made from large flagstones, bricks and pebbles remains intact.

Next to the building, in a kiosk inside a small garden, a picture of the Madonna del Cassero is preserved, the only remaining testimony of a church which once stood in a kind of fort, which, on the banks of the river Nera, defended Porta Romana, the entrance to the city of the consular Flaminia.



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