The Castillo de Cumbres Mayores
can respond to needs, although military, also complementary and even different
to those posed by Portugal. The reasons which led to the choice of this enclave
to erect the building are certainly strategic. A three-pronged defense needed
to be ensured for the mountain region: the Portuguese frontier, communication with
the north of the peninsula, and the northern border with military orders.
Our project is to echo the data
obtained in previous studies of the history of Cumbres Mayores. On one hand, we
tried to consolidate the existing assets, and on the other, to accommodate the new
uses proposed for the remodeling.
Due to a recent restoration, the
Castillo (understood as a set of canvas walls that enclose a void) is in very
good conditions. The relationship of the main activities completed during the
restoration are as follows:
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