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'Grote of Mariakerk' Meppel- The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 52° 41.842 E 006° 11.400
32U E 310124 N 5842311
Quick Description: After Meppel was independent church community in the year 1422, began the following year with the construction of the Big or Maria church.
Location: Overijssel, Netherlands
Date Posted: 4/13/2015 9:06:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMNPCE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Great or St. Mary's Church is one of the oldest and most famous monuments in Meppel.
After Meppel was independent church community in the year 1422, began the following year with the construction of the Big or Mary's church.
From that time dates the name Mary's Church . In 1459 the present church choir was consecrated by the bishop of Utrecht. In 1491 and in 1504 the last altars were placed in the church.
The tower of the church is a monumental tower in Gothic style in the second half of the 15th century. The profiled entrance is from 1540 , the open dome of 1827. Klokkenstoel with clock A. Putt, 1611, diameter 154.4 cm. The city venture 1617 is drawn after 1796 at the church and serves as a vestry . The straight gable is topped by a Louis XV ornament.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1423

Dominant Architectural Style: Gothic

Diocese: Utrecht

Address/Location:
Hoofdstraat 53
Meppel, Overijssel Meppel


Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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