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Old Churchyard around catholic St. Walburgis church, Gelsdorf - RLP / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 50° 35.117 E 007° 02.101
32U E 360897 N 5605551
Quick Description: Old Churchyard with gravestones from 1600 -1700
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 6/13/2016 6:57:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMRDF7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
Views: 3

Long Description:
There are two "clusters" of very old, historic gravestones, most of them in form of a cross.
One cluster is located at the south of the church, the other in the north-west.
There are also a few gravestones near the churchwall.


Catholic Church St. Walburgis, Gelsdorf is listed in the "Liste der Kulturdenkmäler in Grafschaft (Rheinland)"
(visit link)
Infos from there:
- Gelsdorf, Burgstraße, Ecke Bonner Straße
- 1738
- Saalbau, 1738, Westturm bezeichnet 1718, Sakristei von 1888; Gesamtanlage mit altem Friedhof

Source: (visit link)
"Die Katholische Pfarrgemeinde "St. Walburga" Gelsdorf gehört zur Pfarreiengemeinschaft Grafschaft im Dekanat Ahr - Eifel im Bistum Trier. "

Source: (visit link)
"Die katholische Pfarrkirche "St. Walburga" Gelsdorf wurde im Winter 2008/09 mit einem Aufwand von 200.000 Euro innen saniert. Drei Jahre zuvor war das Gotteshaus außen saniert worden."

EN:
The Catholic parish church "St. Walburga" Gelsdorf was renovated in winter 2008/09 at a cost of 200,000 euros inside. Three years earlier the church had been externally restored.
Name of church or churchyard: St. Walburgis church

Approximate Size: Small (11-50)

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