Dum "U Cerného orla" / House "At the Black Eagle" (Litomerice - North Bohemia)
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N 50° 32.016 E 014° 07.922
33U E 438486 N 5598321
Quick Description: Beautiful, thanks to facade with sgraffiti unmistakable burgher house "At the Black Eagle" ("U Cerného orla"), is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance architecture in town Litomerice...
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 2:50:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0MJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
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Long Description:

Beautiful, thanks to facade with sgraffiti unmistakable burgher house "At the Black Eagle" ("U Cerného orla"), is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance architecture in town Litomerice.

House nowadays often calle "Salva Guardia" was built by architect of Italian origin Ambrosio Balli before 1564 for the Houska family. Its main purpose was to proctect the Royal delegations and the sovergein. The sign "Salva Guardia" above the entrance incicated that the house was under the sovereign's protection. After extensive renovation, the post opened its first local branch there on May 1st, 1828, and the interior was rebuilt in palace style in 1832-1834. A typical Renaissance sgraffiti on the facade were discovered only in 1957-1958 and later restored. Today, the house serves as a hotel, restaurant and exhibition hall.

Date of origin:: before 1564

Architect(s): Ambrosio Balli

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

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

Type of building (structure): Town-house

Address:
Hotel Salva Guardia Mírové náměstí 12 412 01 Litoměřice Czech Republic


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