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The building No. 13 - Opocno, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 15.958 E 016° 06.895
33U E 579460 N 5568797
Quick Description: The building No. 13 in Opocno.
Location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/28/2014 6:54:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMMR2Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 13

Long Description:
Opocno is town with long history - the first historic accounts which mention Opocno in conjunction with the year 1068, were written by Kosmas in his Chronica Boemorum.

The Renaissance building No. 13 was built at the beginning of the 17th century with interesting letter-shaped graffito elements decorating the facade on the gable. The cellar of the building and maybe also part of the masonry are in the Gothic style. In 1803, the building was damaged by the. During its classicist restoration, the arcades in the main front of the building were built up.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1600

Architectural Period/Style: Renaissance

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
burgher house

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Sometimes this house called "torture room", but this name has no merit. Opočno never in history had guttural right. Torture and execution of prisoners are held in Dobruška town.

Main Material of Construction: bricks, stone

Private/Public Access: partialy public access

Related Website: [Web Link]


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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