"Kerkje van Oostum", Groningen - The Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein
N 53° 16.821 E 006° 29.872
32U E 333185 N 5906378
Quick Description: This old church of 'Oostum' was built in the mid 13th century and is no longer in use as a church.
Location: Groningen, Netherlands
Date Posted: 10/23/2010 4:21:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM9ZN2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
The church was built in the mid 13th century. Originally the church had three bays (wall boxen). But by the construction of the tower in the 14th century, a half-span to expire, leaving two-and-a-half span remaining. The south facade has decorative brickwork in the style of Gothic romano. In the tower hangs a bell dating from 1466 created by Henrik Backer. At the west side where in 1821 two small 'steunberen' built.
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Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1250

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

Street address of Church:
Oostumenweg 21
Oostum, Groningen The Netherlands
9893 TB


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Not listed

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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