It is the town closest to Cueto de San Bartolo, and according to popular interpretation, its name is due to the rays that fell there and simulated small "shingles".
It seems that all this great electrical activity is due to the subsoil of the area where iron is abundant.
Due to this proximity, the relationship with the order of Los Hospitalarios del Cueto was very intense. In fact, part of the ruins of the temple of the Order are preserved outside the parish church of Culebros elements that came down from the hospital monastery, such as the entrance arch with a drawing of chains and carved stones, in Romanesque style some corner stones of the edges show the traces of having been, used after being placed there, like Asperones to sharpen knives.
The staircase to go up to the bell tower is carved in wood, exceptional in the area. Inside the church there is a large baptismal font, they say it was lowered from San Bartolo. There is also the characteristic cross of the Hospitaller Order of San Juan. Around the church is one of the three neighborhoods that make up the town.
Through its narrow streets we can find somewhat rusty stone houses, closed by the typical doors with "cuartenón", a leaf that opens at the top of the door that served for the entrance of light and ventilation with the door closed, and the round of the cat flap. Two wells are preserved near the church, one somewhat forgotten and hidden by the brambles, and the other built with pieces lowered from the monastery buried under a sewer manhole. In the past, there were two communal ovens located on the outskirts of town to prevent fires.
Population dedicated to agriculture and livestock.
District belonging to the Municipality of Villagatón. It is located at 1032 meters above sea level, within the La Cepeda Region. It adjoins the E with Villameca, the S with Porqueros and the O with Requejo and Corús.
It is a linear route of 5.8 km (one way). The route begins in Requejo where you can visit the hermitage of Santa José (18th century) and the church of Santa Eulalia (19th century).
Then, following the riverbed for a section and after a short climb, you will reach Peña del Moro viewpoint, with some interesting views of the area.
Advancing in an easterly direction about 600 m and on a spur on the slope of Cerro de San Bartolo, on the left bank of the Monterrequejo stream, you can see a settlement, the Castro de las Coronas, in which they have documented as the only delimitation system with a moat carved into the rock in the Northeast area, following which two large landslides can be seen that present a circular area and that could respond to a tower or similar, and a small embankment to the Southwest.
In this way, a small habitable surface is configured in which no material remains have been documented.
Then you will arrive at Corús, where you will find the hermitage of San Martín, a temple from the end of the 19th century.
Crossing the town on the right you can rest and quench your thirst in a source of fresh water.
Following the signposts of the route through wide oak bushes and rye fields, you reach Culebros where you can visit old irrigation wells, ending the route at the church of San Cipriano de Culebros from the 13th century.
There may also be (depending on the time of year) cattle grazing, so it is recommended to take special care not to approach or disturb the animals.
Among the vegetation that we find in this area, brooms, oaks, chestnut trees, cereal crops ... etc. dominate the landscape. There is a varied fauna such as wild boar, roe deer, wolf, fox, hare, eagle, cuckoo, lizard ... etc.