Zvonice kostela Nananebevzetí Panny Marie / Belfry at Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary - Nový Jicín (North Moravia)
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N 49° 35.683 E 018° 00.730
34U E 284091 N 5497859
Quick Description: Renaissance bell tower of the Assumption of Virgin Mary Church (kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie) is the principal landmark of town Nový Jicín.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/8/2014 10:56:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMKNV7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

Renaissance bell tower of the Assumption of Virgin Mary Church (kostel Nananebevzetí Panny Marie) is the principal landmark of town Nový Jicín.

Renaissance prismatic tower was built at parish church at the city' counsil expense in 1587. Tower, with passage, is attached and by entrance connected to the church's western facade. On the top of southern stone portal you can find symbol of town' burgomaster Thomas Heinrich (TH) and date of tower' construction - 1587. The tower' body is structured by aperture windows, in the last storey are big arch windows of belfry and even higher are located dials of clocks. The arcade gallery on the top of tower was built in 1618. Above the gallery is onion cupola with lantern.

Date of origin:: 1587

Architect(s): unknown

Style: Late Renaissance (ca. 1580–1620)

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

Type of building (structure): Bellfry

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


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