Chimbelrsquos ruins with church facade on archaeology radar
| Monday | 1st April, 2019
This was then converted into the old age home.The archaeology department is compiling a report on the site visit.
However, the high walls and thick vegetation concealed a sprawling site of the ruins of a church dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and a convent in the same complex.“Till about a decade ago, mass would be celebrated at the church premises.
But, despite our best efforts, the church structure could not be saved.
“We will be submitting a report, but so far no decision has been taken,” an official said.
Three Goan priests, led by Joao Baptista Falcao, helped build a retreat or hospicio there.
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