Barockes Torgebäude der Zisterzienser-Abtei Heisterbach, Königswinter, NRW, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972
N 50° 41.774 E 007° 12.758
32U E 373768 N 5617569
Quick Description: The baroque gate building to the monastery was built in 1750.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 8/12/2017 12:45:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMWC5A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The baroque gate building of the old Cistercian's abbey Heisterbach was built in 1750 during its last period of bloom under the abbot Augustin Mengelberg (abbot from 1748 to 1763).
After a fire in 1917 the upper garret area with hipped roof was rebuilt.

In the tympanum is the coat of arms of the abbey, a tree (Heister) with at an angle fluent brook, mitre, stick and crown.
By half a height of the gate house the founders of the Benedictine order and the Cistercian order stand in the niches in full-size stone figures.
Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Fortification object (gate, fortress, city-walls...)

Date of origin:: 1750

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

Architect(s): Not listed

Address: Not listed

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