Kostel sv. Jakuba Vetšího - Žatec, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1
N 50° 19.582 E 013° 33.019
33U E 396812 N 5575922
Quick Description: Church of St. James, first documented in the year 1359. Since the end of World War II serving as Eastern Orthodox Church.
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 2/13/2015 11:23:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMNCEA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 13

Long Description:
Kostel sv. Jakuba je poprvé doložen k roku 1359. Po husitských válkách byl hrbitov kolem kostela hlavním mestským pohrebištem. Hrbitov byl užíván do roku 1866, kdy se hlavním mestským hrbitovem stal nový hrbitov u kostela sv. Antonína. Od konce druhé svetové války slouží kostel pravoslavné církvi. Slouží zejména verícím z rad volynských Cechu, kterí se v Žatci a jeho okolí usadili.

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Church of St. James was first documented in the year 1359. After the Hussite wars, the cemetery around the church became main city graveyard. The cemetery was used until 1866, when the new cemetery at the church of St. Anthony was opened. Since the end of World War II serving Eastern Orthodox Church. It serves mainly to Volhynia Czechs, who are in Zatec and its surroundings settled.
Type of Orthodox Church: Eastern

Type of Building: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Diocese: Pražská eparchie

Address:
Tyršova
Žatec, Czech republic


Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Date of building construction: Not listed

Associated Icons, Reliefs, art, etc.: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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