Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary / Kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie - Nový Jicín (North Moravia)
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Quick Description: Parish Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary (Kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie), the main Roman Catholic church of town Nový Jicín, is also thanks its history, position and size the town's principal landmark...
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/8/2014 8:45:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMKNTZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

Parish Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary (Kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie), the main Roman Catholic church of town Nový Jicín, is also thanks its history, position and size the town's principal landmark.

Current Baroque structure of monumental three-nave Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary, situated on the site of older Gothic church from 1503, was built by Jesuits in 1732-1740. Church, a massive rectangular building with semicircular presbytery, is covered by barrel vault. The side (lower) naves are separated from the main one by pillar arcades with semicircular archivolts. Simple facades are rhytmised by lesene frames with inserted windows in two rows. To the church's main (west) entrance located in the main nave is by a passage attached massive Renaissance belfry built in 1587. The church was reconstructed several times (1768, 1845, 1922, and 1931), the last reconstruction finished in 1991.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1732

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Olomouc

Diocese: Ostrava-Opava

Address/Location:
Kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie
Kostelní ulice
Nový Jičín, Czech Republic
741 01


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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