Torre del Veguer is located in the west end of the town of St. Pere de Ribes, playing to limit the term of Vilanova and the Geltru, in the Garraf.
It is an isolated building of eclectic style, built mostly during the nineteenth century on the basis of a previous medieval old “strong house” to the year 1359, of which some elements are preserved. Outside there is a large gate round dot bow adorned with a marble shield of the sixteenth century with weapons of Avinyó, solid buttresses and townhouses. Inside, three pointed arches in the wine cellar and a semicircular arch in the kitchen, are evidence of the age of the building.
Also integrated into the current first floor are the remains of a fifteenth century cloister with different stone arches with round towers, certifying the time domain Jeronimos Friars in the S XV.
In 1878 Jose Ferrer i Vidal, industrial Vilanova y la Geltru acquired the Torre del Veguer and made important reforms, inspired by medieval architecture, such as a square tower, battlements, machicolations and towers with loopholes at the corners in the style the neoclassical.
In 1896 a small public chapel dedicated to Mary Help neogothic opened. When dying Jose Ferrer i Vidal, the property passed to his son Juan Ferrer-Vidal i Soler, who added a small theater (1895) where they came to represent some of his own works.
Since 1878, the Tower of Veguer, belongs to the family Ferrer-Vidal, whose 5th generation who today owns the property. It is currently classified as a historic building by the Generalitat de Catalunya (R-I-51-5665).