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Churrigueresque

Churrigueresque refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate sculptural architectural ornament which emerged as a manner of stucco decoration in Spain in the late 17th century and was used up to about 1750, marked by extreme, expressive and florid decorative detailing, normally found above the entrance on the main facade of a building. (wiki)

The style was named after José Benito de Churriguera, who appears to have been influenced by the highly decorated styles of Moorish architecture.

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