Johannes de Doperkerk - Vledder NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie
N 52° 51.508 E 006° 12.482
32U E 312037 N 5860178
Quick Description: Dutch Reformed Church called "Johannes the Baptist Church" located on the Lesturgeonplein in Vledder, The Netherlands.
Location: Drenthe, Netherlands
Date Posted: 11/23/2017 12:21:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMX3YG
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 638347/001, reads:

"Johannes the Baptist church (ca. 1350)
The first chapel in Vledder (ca. 1000) was probably made of wood. The current tower (ca. 1350) was probably built near that chapel, only after that came the nave (1425) and the choir (1475). The church is one of the oldest in Drenthe. The baptismal font in the church dates from the 11th century and is large enough to, as usual at the time. to immerse a newborn in it. The pulpit is from the end of the 18th century"
Group that erected the marker: ANWB / 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:
Lesturgeonplein 4
Vledder, Drenthe, The Netherlands


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