Palacio Domecq Rivero

Petra Casa de la Riva is a palace located in the Rafael Rivero square Jerez de la Frontera (Spain). It was the residence of Diego Lopez de Morla, Count of Villacreces, who then founded the Caja de Ahorros de Jerez in 1834.

History

This palace, located in the historic square and intramural Rafael Rivero, was the residence of Count Villacreces. It is now a private residence, owned by the heirs of Domecq de la Riva.
He experienced an intense reform in 1925, especially in the facade.

Description

interior courtyard.
Neoclassical facade, flanked by two pairs of Ionic columns supporting an artistic main balcony. Two statues representing two separate soldiers is their main reason for adorno.Tras cancel the cover and wrought iron, it accesses a shady and cool, vine-filled courtyard and as many jerezanos palaces, has only columns to the right.
Although construction is of an earlier era, the facade is a contribution of the early twentieth century.