Church of St. Nicholas - Horni Branna, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HIPE
N 50° 36.583 E 015° 34.100
33U E 540212 N 5606579
Quick Description: Kostel sv. Nicholas in Horni Branna is the oldest in the entire foothills. Its history is very rich. Under the administration Branna parish belonged to all the surrounding villages.
Location: Liberecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 2/22/2015 9:36:28 AM
Waymark Code: WMNDN7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The church was originally made of wood. During the Hussite wars rectory was burned and the church was destroyed. When Wilhelm von Wallenstein relocated from the castle Štepanice in Lomnice nad Pop., was again restored Branná rectory and was also built a new church, this time in stone. It was in the year 1557. A new church was not large. In place of the existing wooden belfry was r. 1700 built a stone church tower,
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Diocese: Hradec Králové

Velké náměstí 35
Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Date of building construction: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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