Church of St. Joseph / Kostel Sv. Josefa (Ostrava - North Moravia)
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N 49° 49.910 E 018° 18.244
34U E 306129 N 5523419
Quick Description: The Church of St. Joseph (Kostel Sv. Josefa) in Slezská Ostrava, late Baroque structure built in 1780–1783, serves as parochial church of Slezská Ostrava parish.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/5/2013 12:55:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMGGZ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

The Church of St. Joseph (Kostel Sv. Josefa) in Slezská Ostrava, late Baroque structure built in 1780–1783, serves as parochial church of Slezská Ostrava parish.

The single nave church, of which co-patron is Our Lady of Carmel, was built on the site of much older church of St. George in late-Baroque style influenced also by Classicism. The church was damaged by coal mining in 1913 (ground level under church slumped ca 8 m down...) , closed and after technically unusual reinforcement by concrete wreath, steel ropes and iron skeleton (1913–1928) reopened in 1929.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1783

Dominant Architectural Style: late Baroque

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Gothic altar painting of Our Lady of Carmel from 1410

Archdiocese: Oloumouc

Diocese: Ostrava-Opava

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Josefa
Těšínská ulice
Slezská Ostrava, Czech Republic
710 00


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

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