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Burgher house (1607) - Pisek, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 18.484 E 014° 08.869
33U E 438054 N 5462052
Quick Description: The Baroque burgher house in Písek.
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/5/2015 8:48:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMNMPP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 4

Long Description:
The South Bohemian town of Písek lies an hour’s drive from Prague on the gold-bearing Otava River, the banks of which are connected by the oldest preserved stone bridge in the Czech Republic. We would like to introduce to you this cultural and historical town, bearer of the title Best Place to Live 2012*, situated in the unique scenery of the Písecké Mountains, a landscape of ponds and river canyons.

This house is located on Great square [CZ Velké nám]. Above the entrance door is the small plaque with data, when the house was built.

On the ground floor of this house is now an office of transport agencies, on the top floor are the apartments.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1607

Architectural Period/Style: Baroque

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

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
other commemorative plaque on this house reminds the declaration of independence of Czechoslovakia

Main Material of Construction: bricks, stone

Private/Public Access: partialy public access


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

Related Website: Not listed

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