LA TORRE MILL

Before 17th C. Old Real Path – Cap Negret

The mill is located near Algar River on its north bank close to Camí Real pass that was the old Via Dianium, which was a dangerous spot that was visited by allies and enemies hence its defensive character. Hydraulically connected to Cap Negret irrigation scheme, it was in use about 1925. (…) The system is protected by a defensive tower with a square floor plan and matacanes on the façade, these elements are referred to the defensive architecture of the 16th century

(This information is published in the Guía de Altea by J. Miguel del Rey)