The Arabic noria
Not found in Aldea del Fresno archaeological settlements to determine, in the end, before the twelfth century.
Neither has been able to demonstrate its foundation affirmed by Marin Perez Arabic: \u0026quot;the columnists are not satisfied about the origin of the village, but according to ancient tradition found in the excavations, is given as founded by the Arabs in the twelfth century repopulated by Christians and three centuries later. \u0026quot;
One of the ancient ruins to which you refer is, perhaps, the Ferris wheel, which some authors identify as the date before the twelfth century and which still stand at the foot of the Church, next to the river Perales. The building, now listed with a level of Grade 2, by the Planning Standards Subsidiaries 10, stood on a plinth of masonry irregular I booted another body of the same material reinforced at the corners with brick.
The first written documents mentioning the term population in Village of Fresno are those related to the beginning of the thirteenth century, the village of Villanueva de Tozara today despoblado in the Dehesa de El Rincón. On November 21 of 1208 King Alfonso VIII segoviano selling to the council of the village of Villa Tozara, with all its terms, by 2500 maravedíes.
The newly founded monastery Valdeiglesias, which in 1150 brought together the scattered hermitage Valley Alberche, established farms, cultivated land and established sites or villages, as the current cores Saint Martin de Valdeiglesias, Pelayos Dam and the Villa del Prado, born under the agricultural or livestock dependent on the abbey. While San Martin de Valdeiglesias emerges as a cereal Pelayos of Prey center pielero and wool, and place of the Prado Alamin as plain vegetables, the village of Villanueva de Tozara (also called Tozas location for the mountain of the same name ) is dedicated to logging.