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Churchyard of St. Martins Church in Hilberath - NRW / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 50° 33.909 E 006° 57.954
32U E 355944 N 5603445
Quick Description: Churchyard in a very good condition.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/6/2016 1:07:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMQWH3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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"Die heutige Kirche St. Martin in Hilberath ist schon über 300 Jahre alt. 1701 wurde die seit 1050 bestehende und zu klein gewordene alte Kirche neu gebaut. Sie war bereits 2 Jahre später fertiggestellt und wurde schon zum Gottesdienst benutzt, obwohl sie erst 1717 durch den Kölner Weihbischof konsekriert wurde."

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"Church of St. Simon and Jude Thaddeus: Located on a hill Church had some precursors, the first since 886 when Martin Church Today's patronal feast of the Apostles Simon and Jude can be only from 1665 demonstrate the existing church has a late Gothic choir (.. 15th century), a hall-like nave of 1713 and a west tower of 1749 with curly hood. the design of this tower can be due to architectural and decorative details on the Rococo master Johann Georg Leydel traced. inside is the decor of the 18th century. achieved a beneficial unity. In the church there is a Klais organ (Opus 67) from 1893 with a romantic disposition.
Name of church or churchyard: Church of St. Martin

Approximate Size: Medium (51-100)

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