Škochuv dum / Škoch's House (Tabor - South Bohemia)
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N 49° 24.819 E 014° 39.476
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Quick Description: Late Gothic-Renaissance Škoch's House (Škochuv dum) is one of several beautiful and historically valuable medieval burgher houses located in the central public space of town Tábor - Zizkovo námestí (Zizka Square).
Location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 3/6/2011 1:47:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMAX51
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
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Long Description:

Late Gothic-Renaissance Škoch's House (Škochuv dum) is one of several beautiful and historically valuable medieval burgher houses located in the central public space of town Tábor - Zizkovo námestí (Zizka Square).

Late Gothic-Renaissance burgher house N° 22 located close to the Old Town Hall is reminded firstly in 1536 as ruin after fire. Owner, lately primas of town Tabor, Martin Helm of Vorlov, rebuilt the remains into present appearance with distinct late-Gothic gable with flamboyant design and donkey-back shape archs. The gable is decorated by recently discovered frescoes from the time of that rebuilding. The name of the house is relatively new (XXth century), originates from the owner's name.

Date Built: 1536

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This category is focused only to original Gothic architecture, not to pseudo-Gothic, neo-Gothic or Gothic Revival. You can not find this kind of architecture outside of "Old World", moreover this architecture appeared in ca XIIth century (early Gothic) and the last buildings are from cca XVIth (late Gothic) century...

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