Wall paintings Church Robledo de Chabela

Historical Heritage Assets

The Historical Heritage of the Community of Madrid integrates the tangible and intangible assets located in its territory to which a historical, artistic, architectural, archaeological, paleontological, landscape, ethnographic or industrial interest is recognized.

The documentary and bibliographic heritage of the Community of Madrid is also part of the historical heritage of the same and are regulated, respectively, by its own regulations. However, the assets that comprise it and that may be subject to specific protection, will be governed by the provisions of the Law 3 / 2013, of 18 of June, of Historical Heritage of the Community of Madrid.

The aforementioned law establishes a general protection regime for the assets that make up the Historical Heritage of the region that is specified in a generic conservation duty, as well as in a specific protection regime for Assets of Cultural Interest and another for Assets of Patrimonial Interest.

Those located in the territory of the Community of Madrid referred to in the Decree of April 22, 1949, on the protection of Spanish castles, will be considered as Assets of Cultural Interest and will be subject to the regime provided by this law (Official Gazette of the State of May 5, 1949)

Likewise, the caves, shelters and places that contain manifestations of rock painting, as well as the shields, emblems, heraldic stones, scrolls of justice, crossings of term and other similar pieces in accordance with the Decree 571, will also be considered as Cultural Interest Goods. / 1963, March's 14, on protection of shields, emblems, heraldic stones, rolls of justice, term crosses and similar pieces of historical-artistic interest (Official March 30 State Bulletin of 1963)

 

Assets of Patrimonial Interest will be those that, forming part of the historical heritage of the Community of Madrid, without having exceptional value, have a special historical or artistic significance and in this sense are declared.