Modletický dum / Modletický House - Slaný (Central Bohemia)
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N 50° 13.801 E 014° 05.322
33U E 435002 N 5564603
Quick Description: Renaissance Modletický House (Modletický dum), nowadays Pivovar Antoš (Antoš Brewery), is one of valuable burgher houses in historic centre of Royal town Slaný.
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/3/2015 5:59:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMNMBW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:

Renaissance Modletický House (Modletický dum), nowadays Pivovar Antoš (Antoš Brewery), is one of valuable burgher houses in historic centre of Royal town Slaný.

Modletický House belongs among the best preserved Renaissance structures in town Slaný. The house with a Gothic core (cellars and basements) probably from the end of the 13th century was purchased by townsman Ondrej Antoš in 1518. His son, Václav, founded inhouse brewery here in 1536. House was rebuilt in the Renaissance style in 1578.

Modletický House is two-storey building with corner oriel and beautiful Renaissance stone northern portal decorated by Baroque statues of St. John of Nepomuk with two putti. The portal also bears small shield with date 1578 and anchor-schaped letter "W" - symbolizing the owner and rebuilder of the house - Wenceslas (Václav) Antoš.

Date of origin:: 1578

Architect(s): unknown Renaissance master builder

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

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

Type of building (structure): Town-house

Address:
Pivovar Antoš Vinařického 14 / 10 274 01 Slaný Czech Republic


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