Kath. Pfarrkirche St. Franziskus - Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 31.583 E 007° 06.267
32U E 368506 N 5710066
Quick Description: This church is a monument since 8/23/1993
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 1/18/2015 9:10:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMN8A0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This Roman Catholic church was built in the years 1903 to 1904. The architect was M. J. Scherer from Gelsenkirchen. He designed this house of God in the New Gothic style.
The laying of the foundation stone took place on 6/7/1903, and the consecration was made by the bishop of Paderborn, Dr. Wilhelm Schneider, on 10/10/1904.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 6/7/1903

Dominant Architectural Style: New Gothic

Archdiocese: Köln

Diocese: Diocese of the Ruhr

Franziskusstraße 18
Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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