It is said that in Ottoman times a christian church could be no taller than a man on a horse. This would be the purpose of the church being partially in the ground.
The church is made of brick and stone and is mentioned in the 16th century.
The Church was dedicated to St. Petka and 11th century Bulgarian Saint. The church of Saint Petka acquired it's present name due to it being a patron of the saddlers in the Middle Ages, who