Church of the blessed martyr Nikita at Staraya Basmannaya Sloboda
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 55° 45.952 E 037° 39.729
37U E 416060 N 6180832
Quick Description: Late baroque church built in 18th century in place of an earlier one.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 8/25/2009 7:49:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM72ZF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
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Long Description:
The original wooden church iat this place was built in 1519, then it was replaced by a stone church in 1685, which was damaged by fire in 1737 and in 1745 the local community asked for a construction of a new church.
The new church was consecrated in 1751 and survived until today. It is one of the few Moscow churches which were not closed during the communist rule.
Style: Baroque

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

Date of origin:: 1745-1751

Architect(s): Dmitry Vasilevich Uhtomsky

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

Address: Not listed

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