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Evangelisch-reformierte Kirche - Ormalingen, BL, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 28.034 E 007° 52.685
32T E 415452 N 5257698
Quick Description: The reformed church of Ormalingen dates back to the 14th century.
Date Posted: 1/16/2015 7:35:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMN80R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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Long Description:
EN: The Church of Ormalingen is located on a hill south of the village surrounded by the cemetery.

The church dates back to the 14th century. In the 17th century it was increased and the windows were enlarged. A special feature of this church are the original Gothic murals that were painted over after the reformation in 1529. In 1909 they were rediscovered and restored.

DE: Die Kirche von Ormalingen liegt inmitten des Friedhofs auf einer Anhöhe südlich des Dorfes.

Die Kirche stammt aus dem 14. Jahrhundert. Im 17. Jahrhundert wurde sie erhöht und die Fenster vergrössert. Ein besonderes Merkmal dieser Kirche sind die originalen gotischen Wandmalereien, die 1529 nach der Reformation übermalt wurden. 1909 wurden sie wiederentdeckt und restauriert.
Reformed or Congregational Denomination: Evangelisch-reformierte Landeskirche des Kantons Basel-Landschaft

Associated Website: [Web Link]

Status: Active House of Worship

Kirchgasse 183
Ormalingen, BL Switzerland

Date of Construction or Event Occurrence: 1/1/1400

Architect: Not listed

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