Church of St. Wenceslas / Kostel Sv. Václava - Votice (Central Bohemia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 49° 38.316 E 014° 38.626
33U E 474278 N 5498510
Quick Description: Baroque Church of St. Wenceslas (Kostel Sv. Václava), the dominant landmark of town Votice and parish church of local Roman Catholic community, was built on ruins by fire destroyed church from the 14th century in 1731.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 5/7/2020 12:46:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM12DVV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
Views: 6

Long Description:

Baroque Church of St. Wenceslas (Kostel Sv. Václava), the dominant landmark of town Votice and parish church of local Roman Catholic community, was built on ruins by fire destroyed church from the 14th century in 1731.

St. Wenceslas is a single-nave rectangular church with a narrower rectangular presbytery. At the NW corner stands a massive prismatic tower. On the north side of the nave is a tract containing a vestibule, a sacristy, an oratory and a chapel. On the west side, a section of the cemetery wall with a pillar gate has been preserved, from which a staircase rises to the west entrance to the church. Only the Gothic granite baptistery from the 14th century and two tombstones from 1572 remain from the original church after the fire in 1731.

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Date of origin:: 1731 Baroque reconstruction

Architect(s): unknown

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

Address:
Kostel sv. Václava, Táborská ulice, 259 01 Votice, Czechia


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