Grote of Lebuïnuskerk - Deventer NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 52° 15.125 E 006° 09.355
32U E 305870 N 5792887
Quick Description: Grote of Lebuïnuskerk located at Grote Kerkhof 42 in Deventer, The Netherlands.
Location: Overijssel, Netherlands
Date Posted: 2/4/2021 9:27:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM13QV5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
ANWB (visit link) has been placing information boards at monuments and tourist routes for around 35 years with the aim of introducing historic locations to not only visitors but also residents of the region.
Source: (visit link)
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ANWB Monument Plaque, with number 62234/001, reads:

"Great or Lebuinus Church

Lebuinus, a preacher from England, built a wooden church here in the vicinity around 770. Bernhold, bishop of Utrecht, laid the foundation stone for a large Romanesque basilica on this spot in the year 1040. The crypt under the raised choir, the choir screen, four pillars and some high walls still remain from this place of worship. In the second half of the 15th century the basilica was converted into the present Gothic hall church. The pulpit dates from 1800. The large organ, built by J.H. Holtgrave, is from 1836-1839 and the choir organ was completed in 1950. On walls and vaults you can see paintings from the 15th to the 17th century as well as a mural from 1992."
Group that erected the marker: Zimmermanfonds.

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Grote Kerkhof 42
Deventer, Overijssel, The Netherlands
7411 KV


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