Old mill built in the middle of the XVIII century whose function was that of an olive mill for the milling of olives and the production of oil.

It was originally owned by the religious order of Santo Domingo of the city of Cadiz, who had land and olive groves in Puerto Real since the beginning of the 18th century. In 1774 there are already references to its use and ownership by the Order of Saint Dominic.

In the 19th century and after the disentailment, it became the property of the Marquises of Casa la Iglesia, who kept it during the whole century, leasing the mill. Thus, in 1883 the usufructuary was Manuel Barragán, who would give his name to the street on which the mill is located (Barragán), until then called Calle del Molino.

In the 80’s of the 20th century, the central courtyard was adapted to be used for cockfighting. Its original typology responded to a type of rural construction with a large open courtyard accessed through a large gateway that allowed easy entry and exit of beasts and carriages. Above this doorway there used to be a ceramic altarpiece with the image of the Virgin of the Rosary.

Today its most significant element is the tower, located at one end and with a hipped roof and ornamental elements in its corners, topped with a weathervane inserted in a beautiful wrought iron cross, a legacy of its religious past.

Inside this tower is where the pressing beam used in the milling process was located.

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