Chapel of Assumption of Virgin Mary / Kaple Nanebevzetí Panny Marie - Košíre (Prague)
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Quick Description: Small Baroque Chapel of Assumption of Virgin Mary (Kaple Nanebevzetí Panny Marie), filial church of Košíre Roman Catholic parish, is the oldest existing ecclesiastic building in Prague' district Košíre.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/15/2015 1:29:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMNPWN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

Small Baroque Chapel of Assumption of Virgin Mary (Kaple Nanebevzetí Panny Marie), filial church of Košíre Roman Catholic parish, is the oldest existing ecclesiastic building in Prague' district Košíre.

The chapel was erected at the site of older smaller chapel serving to local wine growers in 1752. Original chapel became a chancel of the present one. Chapel with rectangular ground plan is enclosed by apse with small vestry. Walls are segmented by lisene frames and front facade, emphasized by corner bossage, is finished by gable with concave wings. Entrance is framed by chambranle, above it is cassula window and a small circular window in the gable. From saddle roof rises a small sancus tower.

Type of Church: Chapel

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1752

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Prague

Diocese: Prague

Address/Location:
Kaple Nanebevzetí Panny Marie
Podbělohorská ulice
Praha 5 - Košíře, Czech Republic
150 00


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Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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