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In 1532 it was decided that a country chapel dedicated to San Benito Abad should be built as the fields had been spoilt. The peasant guild would take care of it. Building works went on until 1554 when a second altar dedicated to San Bernabé was finished. The building was paid for through donations. During the 19th century maintenance fell off and in 1826 it was used as a room for victims of the yellow fever and as a stable for the horses of a garrison. It has undergone different restorations, the last one in 1992.

The church is located in calle Marqués de Celada. The construction works date back to the mid-16th century and its main features are its fairly large size and its rectangular ground plan. The simple façade features a noteworthy doorway that is framed by a semi-circular arch made of red stonework ornated by three fine mouldings that rest on a plain architrave, that stands on capitals and columnellas leading to one single step to access the doorway. The conic-shaped capitals consist of three sections, the second of which is decorated with geometric motifs. Above the arch, the lintel window of the choir has a modern stone frame. The façade is rounded off with a simple, rectangular stone bell gable that features semi-circular arches and stone balls at the top. The base of the façade has masonry benches on both sides of the door. The gable roof is covered by Arab tiles over the nave while the main chapel features a hip roof.

On one of the side façades there is a small opening framed by a red stone moulding and modern stained glass. Next to it, a semi-circular arch slightly sunk into the wall that houses a wooden cross. It is a former entrance that is now bricked up with its stonework arch still visible inside the temple. The apse of the church is flat and attached to the sacristy, which was built more recently in poor quality and not in line with the original shape of the building. 

The large interior is 26 m long plus 9 m for the chancel and 8.50 m wide. At the foot of the nave there is a choir or tribune stretching the full width of the building, which is reached by a spiral staircase. It is supported on wooden corbels and on a stone column with wooden base. There is a small staircase on a side of the tribune leading to the belfry.

The collar beam truss over the nave is reinforced by five double struts, decorated with crosspieces, diamonds and stars on paired corbels. The transverse arch that separates it from the chancel features the same type of red stone and stands on half-columns crowned by thin Gothic-like columnellas. The coffered ceiling of the chancel has an octagonal structure with eight collar beam sections. Its central plane piece (almizate) is lavishly decorated with intertwined geometrical motifs. The main altarpiece takes up the rear wall and has two doors leading to the storeroom and the sacristy respectively.

Along the side walls of the nave there are some stone benches where the parishioners can sit. This is a typical element in pilgrimage temples.

San Benito Abad Church and the properties attached to it were designated Cultural Heritage Asset, in the Monument category on 5 June 2007.