Cemetery Chapel - Helmbrechts,BY,Germany
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N 50° 14.571 E 011° 43.082
32U E 693797 N 5569166
Quick Description: Modern cemetery chapel on the 'Helmetz' cemetery.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 8/6/2017 1:10:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMWB27
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Helmetz Cemetery Chapel

Here, near the citycenter of the Franconian Forest City 'Helmbrechts' exists since the early 1970s these pre-modern cemetery chapel. Construction in a kind of octagonal shape.

Inside, the visitor will see some pretty well designed stained-glass windows in different colours. On top of the building is a dark/grey christian cross mounted.

Equipment of the chapel
One organ; 260 seats; different candle-holders.

The cemetery yard has an own history: It was planed an mastered in the 1890s years, when the city expanded. Unfar the local children school was an area about 4000 squaremeters, which was now dedicated as so-callede 'New cemetery' (Schwarzenbacher Straße 24). The opening was celebrated in the 1st cemetery chapel. The 1st chapel was replaced by the 2nd in early 1970s ...

Operating hours: (daily) Mon-Sat 13 - 14 CET

Information beside: HELMETZ is the local language name of this city.
Date of Chapel Construction: 1970s

Denomination of Chapel or Cemetery (if applicable): not listed

Active Chapel?: yes

Main Construction Material of Chapel: Bricks and concrete

Description of Cemetery added in Long Description: Not listed

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