Horní (Jemnická) brána / Upper (Jemnice) Gate (Slavonice, South Bohemia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 48° 59.807 E 015° 21.267
33U E 525927 N 5427158
Quick Description: Originally Gothic, but in 16th century substantially reconstructed, Upper Gate (Horní brána) in Slavonice is nice example of the Renaissance fortification architecture...
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/26/2009 12:29:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM7H7R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lindik
Views: 118

Long Description:

Horní (Jemnická) brána / Upper (Jemnice) Gate was originally a part of the town's Gothic fortification system. But it was substantially rebuilt in the end of the first half of the 16th century in Renaissance style.

The gate is two-storey rectangular building, the Renaissance attic with battlements and turrets were removed in 19th century. The gate's facade is covered by letter-shape Renaissance graffiti. Passage in the ground level is barrel vaulted and on it's town's side you can find semi-circular arc with the stone coat of arms of Vaclav Oesterreicher dated 1552.

Date of origin:: Renaissance rebuilding in the first half of XVIth century.

Architect(s): unknown

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

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

Type of building (structure): Fortification object (gate, fortress, city-walls...)

Address:
Horní náměstí 540 CZ-37881 Slavonice


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