Ancestral Hall and house clusters of the Chen Family

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Ancestral Hall and house clusters of the Chen Family (陈氏宗祠与陈氏民居) are located at Zhengying Village of Baoxiu Town, Shiping County, the buildings were constructed in 1927 by Chen Heting, who was the jinshi ( a successful candidate in the Imperial Examination) of the Qing Dynasty.

Consisting 3 compounds, the buildings are noted for their elaborate woodcarvings and elite architectural feat and have been registered as a key site of historical relics for national-level protection.

Ancestral Hall and house clusters of the Chen Family

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