Almanzora, the site of a favourite palace of the kings of Granada
... In the afternoon I came to Almanzora, the site of a favourite palace of the kings of Granada. It stood on a small eminence or knoll, the river washing the foot of it. A spacious cortijo, or country house with farm offices, built in the last century, now occupies the site, and not a Moorish fragment is left. ...
Fragmento de un tal Samuel Edward Widdrington a su paso por Almanzora allá por el 1829