Voprchovský dum / Voprchovský House - Sušice (South-West Bohemia)
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N 49° 13.826 E 013° 31.212
33U E 392265 N 5454125
Quick Description: Unique Renaissance facade of the Voprchovský dum (Voprchovský House) creates from this originally late-Gothic burgher house one of the architectonically most valuable buildings in town Sušice.
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/2/2013 2:20:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMGG7X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 34

Long Description:

Unique Renaissance facade of the Voprchovský dum (Voprchovský House) creates from this originally late-Gothic burgher house one of the architectonically most valuable buildings in town Sušice. Nowadays building houses the Sušice branch of Šumava Museum.

The house, built in the second half of the 15th century, was around year 1600 rebuilt in the late Renaissance style. The house, with preserved stone Gothic portal, is interesting especially by a unique decorative high attic with two small bastion-turrets in corners and bell-turret in the centre. Also rectangular windows are typical for Renaissance.

Date of origin:: ca 1450 - 1600 (Renaissance rebuilding)

Architect(s): unknown Renaissance architect

Style: Late Renaissance (ca. 1580–1620)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Town-house

Address:
Muzeum Šumavy Sušice Náměstí Svobody 40 342 01 Sušice Czech Republic


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