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This building is of notable architectural and historical value and it stands on a natural promontory where, according to sources from the time of the Conquest, Alonso Fernández de Lugo set up his camp on his second entry to the Island prior to the battle of La Laguna. The religious building would have been later erected as a thanksgiving for the success of the Castilians.

The construction plus the properties attached to it and its surroundings were designated Cultural Heritage Asset, under the Monument category on 9 May 2006.

The temple has a rectangular floor plan, although the perimeter of the apse is currently integrated into more recent constructions. On the south façade, the main doorway is framed by a classicist stone semi-circular arch with columnellas decorating its doorjambs and mouldings on the arch voussoirs. The door is made of old wood, with carved panels in a typical late Baroque style, and is preceded by three steps. On the same front, there is a window with new stained glass protected by iron bars, which translates into a lintel opening in the interior. A masonry seat runs along this side façade and there is also a wooden cross on a base. At the foot of the church there is some indication of a former doorway of similar typology which is now walled up.

There is a fairly large bell gable in the southwestern side of the temple which features, a barrel tile, gable roof over the nave and a hipped roof over the chapel. The bell gable’s main features include a square base, stone walls topped by four semi-circular openings to house the bells in addition to ornaments and a small dome with a vane.

Inside, the chancel is separated from the rest of the church by a 17th century robust transverse arch made of stone, and by a step. The spacious rectangular nave is covered by a collar beam coffered ceiling made of Canarian pine tea wood, with three double and three single struts that rest on paired and single corbels.

These are decorated by fillets and crosspieces in Mudejar style. Over the corbels, the coffered ceiling is bordered by a roped tube made of carved wood.

The transverse arch bears a moulding in the centre that consists of two wide grooves. It rests on two half Tuscan columns attached to the wall on a quadrangular pedestal.

The door to the former sacristy is made up by modern cement semi-circular arches while opposite, a lintel door leads into the present-day sacristy. The flat apse houses an interesting Baroque altarpiece with a Flemish image of Nuestra Señora de Gracia, Arcángel San Gabriel and Santa Catalina.

The sacristy is attached to the south wall. It has two storeys and was erected in the 1930s. Around the church, the great volumes that make up the Oblatas Convent go beyond the temple’s building on its north façade while on the south, other wings partly cover it.  The church’s former square lies in the west side.

There is a crenellated wall surrounding the whole ensemble whose interior keeps vestiges of the old cobblestoned road that runs parallel to the present road.