Radnice v Dobrovicích / Dobrovice Town Hall (Central Bohemia)
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Quick Description: Depicted well preserved and architectonically valuable late-Renaissance building of town hall you can find in centre of market town Dobrovice...
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/31/2012 3:00:45 AM
Waymark Code: WME3WB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík
Views: 49

Long Description:

Depicted well preserved and architectonically valuable late-Renaissance building of town hall you can find in centre of market town Dobrovice.

The late-Renaissance town hall was built by unknown italian architects in 1608, the same who built the Chateau of Dobrovice for Hynek of Wallenstein (Hynek z Valdštejna). Corners of the building were supported by pillars in 1660-1664, another changaes are from year 1673 (after fire damage). The last visible changes are from the restoration in years 1924-1925.

The main building of town hall is trapezoidal, its forefront with arcade is supported by massive pillars and finished by two-level gable. In the ground floor is Renaissance hall ("Maßhaus") covered by comb type groin vault (typical for Bohemian Renaissance), in the first floor is hall with valuable highly decorated carved wooden cassette ceiling with motifs of Wallenstenin coats of arms and Metamorphoses from Ovidius.

Date of origin:: ca 1608

Architect(s): unkowni italian architects

Style: Late Renaissance (ca. 1580–1620)

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

Type of building (structure): City hall, college, hospital or another building of public use

Address:
Městský úřad Dobrovice Palackého náměstí 28 294 41 Dobrovice Czech Republic


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