Se encuentra junto a la sede del actual ayuntamiento antiguo Casa Palacio de los Condes de Castellar. Es una de las plazas más bonitas del Viso del Alcor, ya que se encuentra a los pies de la iglesia Santa María del Alcor y junto al Consistorio.
Las primeras referencias documentales de esta plaza datan de 1564. En ella se celebraban los cabildos abiertos, era el principal lugar de mercado y estaban situados los principales edificios, tales como el Ayuntamiento, el Pósito, el mesón y la cárcel.
A lo largo de la historia ha recibido diferentes denominaciones: plaza de la villa, del Concejo, de la fuente, de la torre, por la cercanía de una existía junto al Convento de Corpus Christi, o plaza de Arriba. En 1907, fue bautizada como Plaza del Cardenal Spínola, tal como podemos leer en una placa conmemorativa.
Este punto neurálgico perdió importancia al trasladarse a mediados del siglo XVIII el Ayuntamiento y Pósito a la Plaza de Arriba (actual Plaza del Ayuntamiento Viejo).
La Plaza, mucho más pequeña que en la actualidad, fue ampliada en los años veinte del siglo pasado, concretamente en la zona que ocupa la Cruz de los Caídos (instalada en 1954), ocupada primigeniamente por la cárcel, pósito, ayuntamiento y horno, y, posteriormente, por la casa de los Sardinas, ricos propietarios de la villa.
Dicha plaza fue remodelada y en su centro, se ubicó esta fuente de azulejos y ladrillo con los surtidores tradicionales de nuestra tierra que viene a completar con su estética y sonido el marco histórico de la Plaza con la tradicional Cuesta de la Iglesia y el Templo Parroquial a lo alto.
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