Placed on an artificial ledge on the slopes of Colle Foro ( Foro’s Hill ) , the current church mainly shows decoration of roman times ( XI century ) with structural interventions ( sides and apsis ) especially related to the work of Orsini , the landowner , in the secon half of the XV century .
The building is proceded by a grassy area and decorated by stone pieces found locally , including coloumn architrav with orwithout decorations , tree funerallions ,epigraphs…On the right, on two parts of the portico , are the probable remain of the canonica and have mostly been restored . The facade , the narrowest of the church , correspondsonly with the central nave and the one on theright is competely dressed in stone and marble with manyantic elements .
The slopes of the roof are underlined by the blind curved arches. The catacombs in the church of SantaMariaVittoria are of particular historical and archeological importance .
The entrance of which is the oldest part of the church is situated at the end of the nave on the right before the presbitery .