Place of interest

13. Carrer Major

Cal Tarragona belonged to one of the most influential families from La Seu in the late 19th century the beginning of the 20th century. In 1936 a group of militants entered the house and took Father Lluís Tarragona de Gomar away and, along with his brother, Ignasi de Tarragona, they were shot.

Cal Calçot was built in 1925, joining two houses together: Cal Silvestre and Cal Claverol. It was owned by the Rebés family, a family dedicated to the banking business.

Cal Patalín is a construction from 1847, promoted by a French coffee merchant, Juan Luis Ferran. Its name, Patalín, derives from the nickname that the population of La Seu gave its owner. In 1936 it was the scene of a shootout between militants and Àngel Ballarà, a gunsmith who had the shop on the ground floor of the property.

Cal Don Llorens is a building built for one of the richest families of the city at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries: the Llorens. The whole building is profusely ornamented in an eclectic manner, according to the architectural style that predominated in the late 19th century.

Cal Mossèn Andreu is a building of 1879, which would be later acquired by la Caixa d’Estalvis i Pensions. This company opened its first Office in La Seu in 1920. In 1931, it remodelled the building and moved its banking office there.

Cal Mossèn Poldo is a building from the early 20th century, which currently contains the Espai Ermengol, a facility that houses the tourist office and the Museu de la Seu d’Urgell.

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