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Clemenskerk - Havelte NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 52° 46.500 E 006° 14.892
32U E 314386 N 5850792
Quick Description: Clemenskerk located at Uffelterkerkweg in Havelte, The Netherlands.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 4/7/2015 2:46:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMNN4P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Clemens Church is a church of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (formerly Dutch Reformed) and is located outside the village of Havelte. The church building is still used for church services.

Around the church is a protected village and the church is a monument.

The first chapel was built after the Christianization of the environment on top of the ancient pagan sanctuary. In the year 1310, using the materials of the existing chapel, the first (roman) church built. On the inside of the church is to see how the Romanesque church approximately looked like.

There were at the dedication of the church in 1310 two altars, one dedicated to St. Clement (to which the church is named) and the other to the Virgin Mary.

At the west side of the church in 1410 the tower. The church organ was built in 1819 by the Groningen organ builder P. van Oeckelen. This organ was built his first organ, originally made for the Monastery Church (Assen) and later moved to the Jozefkerk there [1] [2]. Near the church are some family graves. Opposite the church is the cemetery. The church is now marred by a modern construction (the Nije Wheeme).

Source and more info: (visit link)
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1310

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: PKN

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 10:00 AM

Street address of Church:
Uffelterkerkweg 1
Havelte, The Netherlands


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

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