Church of Holy Guardian Angels / Kostel Sv. Andelu strážných - Kostelec nad Cernými lesy (Central Bohemia)
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Quick Description: Monumental Baroque Church of Holy Guardian Angels (Kostel Sv. Andelu strážných), one of key landmarks of a small town Kostelec nad Cernými lesy in Central Bohemia, is also parish church of local Roman Catholic parish.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/12/2015 3:26:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMNP8E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

Monumental Baroque Church of Holy Guardian Angels (Kostel Sv. Andelu strážných), one of key landmarks of a small town Kostelec nad Cernými lesy in Central Bohemia, is also parish church of local Roman Catholic parish.

The Baroque parish church was built according to the plans od architect Tomáš Vojtech Budil in 1735–1737. During church's reconstruction in 1894 was added the neo-Baroque belfry with adjacent annexes by local builder Karel Dušek. Church of Holy Guardian Angels is single nave rectangular structure with presbytery, side chapels and vestry in the main axe. On the western side is hall extension with choir and belfry. The front facade, segmented by red sandstone pilasters with niches (with sculptures), is finished by similarly segmented panelled gable. The belfry with corner pilasters is covered by high onion roof. Windows are rectangular, enclosed semicircularly. Nave is covered by imitated wooden vault. Interior is Baroque.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1737

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Prague

Diocese: Prague

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Andělů strážných
Náměstí Smiřických
Kostelec nad Černými lesy, Czech Republic
281 63


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Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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