It is part of the parish of the same name within the council of Tineo. Porciles is located in the Alto de Porciles to the west of the capital and is an obligatory pass of the Primitive Way. The name Porciles seems to derive from Latin and means storms. Its foundation may date from the 18th century, but it is not possible to rule out population settlements that were very much prior to this.
In Porciles there is a small and old cemetery and on the other side of the nucleus of the houses is the church of San Roque of a single square nave, above the front of the main facade sits a simple belfry with hole for two bells..
Porciles celebrates, like the rest of the localities of the council, on June 29 and August 16, San Pedro and San Roque respectively.
Porciles keeps alive the tradition of the game the Bolo of Tineo or Bolo Celta, proof of it is its indispensable bowling.
The remains of the exploitation systems used by the Romans to extract gold are preserved in these areas. When they discovered a gold deposit, they built a network of pipes and water tanks that served as a means of obtaining and washing the gold. They drilled the mountain, made cuttings and even destroyed it completely, ruina montium, in order to achieve it. In this parish the main place was Lavadoira. But it is true that before the Roman conquest, here was already exploited the technique of batting to get the gold dragged by the rivers of the place since its birth in the known as Sierra del Ouro.
Porciles is located on the AS-219 road that connects you on one side with Pola de Allande and in the other direction through this same road and then diverting us to the TI-3 with Tineo but having previously passed through nearby villages such as La Mortera, Samblismo or Borres.
Porciles has a bus stop. For further information the telephone number is 985 275 749.
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