Dorpskerk (Maria) - Gieten NL
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N 53° 00.328 E 006° 45.852
32U E 349984 N 5875217
Quick Description: Dorpskerk (Maria) located Brink 8 in Gieten.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/23/2015 11:30:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJFP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The Reformed Church of Gieten is a three-sided closed hall church in the Drenthe location casting, which was rebuilt in the mid 19th century.

Originally there was in Gieten a medieval church, which was dedicated to Mary.
This church was built in the 17th century, because of serious damage, rebuilt. The tower of this church was raised in 1804, but was eventually rebuilt in 1864.
Fifteen years earlier, in 1849, the nave of the church was completely renovated.
The two bells in the church tower dating from the 16th century. One of these bells were cast in 1520 by Wolter Schonenborch. To the monumental inventory include the 17th-century pulpit, two 18th century lecture hall, a wrought iron baptismal font, the organ that was made in 1894 by the Leeuwarden organ builders L. van Dam and Sons and the rouwkas 1742 for Nicholas Harmen van Echten, drost of Drenthe, inhabitant of the manor Entinge in Bonnen near Gieten.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1849

Age of Church building determined by?: Cornerstone or plaque

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

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:
Brink 8
Gieten, The Netherlands
9461 AS


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

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