Period: XIII century
The old church dedicated to St. Peter occurs in Hun wrote the historian Matteo Camera , which shows that took place in the churchyard assemblies that gathered in ancient times , the members of the municipal administration of Agerola .
The church has a rich heritage that dates back to the fifteenth century. The adjacent chapel houses the painting depicting the Madonna del Carmine between St. Anthony Abbot and St. John; this work, dated 1592 can be attributed to a painter of the lodging of Caesar Chalice from Forio. The altar is surmounted by a small eighteenth-century painting depicting the Madonna in Glory between St. Peter and St. Paul. Interesting from the iconographic point of view is the canvas that depicts the Mass for the Souls in Purgatory; the work refers to other mystical iconography of the same theme, dating from the sixteenth century. In the church there is the sculpture of the Madonna and Child, one of the major works carried out by Nicola da Monteforte, a native of Irpinia with his works that marked the transition between old and new. The marble sculpture is of significant importance for both the artistic journey of the author and for the development of the plastic bell between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries . In the treasure of the church , houses a precious silver Processional Cross of the fifteenth century .
Which houses the chapel dedicated to St. Anthony the Abbot, patron of Agerola.