1676 - Portal of chateau - Rychnov nad Knežnou, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 09.956 E 016° 16.534
33U E 591100 N 5557858
Quick Description: A chronogram above the chateau portal
Location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 9/12/2019 1:52:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM119N1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 8

Long Description:
The chronogram is located above the chateau portal. The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.


The chronogram: franCIsCVs CaroLVs LIebsteInsky s.r.I. CoMes a koLowrat opVs In ChoaVIt

Rychnov nad Kneznou chateau (visit link) is a baroque chateau built in the years 1676 - 1690 whereas the renaissance old castle was left and became a part of local brewery. In 1713 the chateau was rebuilt again by Jan Blazej Santini: the original austere four-wing building got a new facing with side wings, the endways axis was underlined by a new court and the reconstruction of the churche's facade so that it matched to the axis of the entire complex. During the Thirty Years' War the estate was acquired by the Libstiens from Kolowrat till 1945, when it was nationalised.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: franCIsCVs CaroLVs LIebsteInsky s.r.I. CoMes a koLowrat opVs In ChoaVIt

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

Website explaining the chronogram: Not listed

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