The Casa das Paredes was built in the mid-seventeenth century by Pedro Simões. From this period date the ward and the kitchen facing north, west. The house had the original name of Mature Valley Walls, for in ancient documents it appears to have existed before a building there. In front of the Chapel of Our Lady of Conception, the two hundred meters of the house reads the following inscription: This chapel was sent to the House by José Simões Walls of being in the Indies. During the Napoleonic wars the house was not spared and suffered considerable damage as well as the reign of King Miguel. The house was subsequently increased over the years for its numerous descendants. Today s Lady of the House of Walls, D. Maria Helena de Araujo Vasconcelos Vilas-Boas and Alvim, who made this donation to his niece D. Smolsky Maria Filomena Vilas-Boas and Alvim de Oliveira Torres married to Dr. Álvaro Augusto Cordeiro de Oliveira Torres, who carried out the restoration work the house and gardens needed.