Pillory - Borovany, Czech Republic
Posted by: ToRo61
N 48° 53.961 E 014° 38.527
33U E 473771 N 5416328
Quick Description: Pillory in Borovany
Location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 10/3/2011 2:12:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMCQKM
Borovany is a small town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, near Ceské Budejovice.
In the park on the town square is sticking out a granite pillory produced in 1656, renovated in 1739. Offenders were chained to him, to be issued to public disgrace. Supposedly there was a large iron cage where appropriate fractious neighbors were locked up until they have reconciled.
By the end of the 19th Century here always hung a wooden hand with a saber eight days before the start of the stocks market as a symbol of market rights of the city.
Type of Device: pillory
What is the approximate age?: 1/1/1656
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