As for most of the works that are located in the territory of the High Ionian Cosentino, also the Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico is surrounded by the cloud of legend that clears up a bit meeting with history.
The origins of the Antico Granaio of ⇒ Roseto Capo Spulico seem to be unclear.
The evident proximity of the Ancient Granary to the Castrum Petrae Roseti, the Federician Castle, born on the ruins of a sacred building, has gave followed the legend that, in ancient times, was used as a place of worship.
As evidence of this, some crosses have been found drawn on the arches and remains of possible stoup.
The history instead brings back the Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico first as a stall and abode used by the orderlies of Frederick II in the period in which he resided in the Castrum Petrae Roseti, then was used as a wheat warehouse, and in the years after the war also as resin deposit.
From here it would seem to derive its name.
The passage of time has worn out the Old Barn, causing the collapse of some arches.
It has recently been completely renovated and now hosts meetings, conferences and socializing moments all aimed at culture, development and legality.
Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico ⇒ how to get there
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