Kostel Sv. Jošta / Church of St. Judoc - Frýdek-Místek (North Moravia)
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N 49° 41.031 E 018° 21.187
34U E 309075 N 5506844
Quick Description: Austere Church of St. Judoc (Kostel Sv. Jošta), built in 1612, is very interesting example of Renaissance semi-vernacular ecclesiastic architecture of Moravian-Silesian region.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/28/2014 2:09:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMKTJC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

Austere Church of St. Judoc (Kostel Sv. Jošta), built in 1612, is very interesting example of Renaissance semi-vernacular ecclesiastic architecture of Moravian-Silesian region. This filial church belongs to the Roman Catholic Parish of St. John the Baptist in Frýdek (Rímskokatolická farnost Sv. Jana Krtitele ve Frýdku).

Church of St. Judoc, located in Frýdek - part of conurbation Frýdek-Místek, was bulit in late-Renaissance style by Jan Bruntálsk of Vrbno, Lord of Frýdek. The church is rectangular structure closed by semi-circular presbytery with circular vestry behind it. Above church's simply decorated triangular gable is situated small wooden belfry with two bells, just as whole church's roof covered by wooden shingles. St. Judoc, originally cemetery church of suburb Frýdek' cemeetry (abolished in 1894), was cmpletely reconstructed in the first years of the 3rd Millenium.

Date of origin:: 1612

Architect(s): unknown Renaissance architect

Style: Late Renaissance (ca. 1580–1620)

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

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Address:
Kostel Sv. Jošta Těšínská ulice 738 01 Frýdek-Místek Czech Republic


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