In 1515, D. Manuel I grants charter to the town, which drives the construction of the pillory. Until 1700 it was placed in the center of the Municipal Square, when it was moved to the riverside, and later, in 1895, it was installed in a square next to the south façade of Matriz, returning to its original location in 1998. Authored by João Lopes, this is a unique example, with a torso pillar and conical spindle, presenting a robust shaft wrapped in three columns, covered by a cup-shaped capital, decorated with national shields and armillary spheres. It is one of the few copies that has the name of the site recorded.