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Copernicus' House in Toruń, Poland, built under the rule of the Teutonic Order
"House of the three Lepards" in Arras, northern France

Brick Gothic in the strict sense is the name of a style of Gothic architecture widespread in Northern Germany, Denmark, Poland and the Baltic states, commonly identified with the sphere of influence of the Hanseatic League. It is also known as Baltic Brick Gothic or North German Brick Gothic and developed typical characteristics there. Gothic brick structures have also been erected in other regions, from England to Finland and Lake Peipus, but also in northern Italy, in southwestern and central France, and in the Danubian area of southern Germany. The particular architectural styles of these regions differ from each other.

Introduction[edit]

Brick architecture became common in areas lacking sufficient supplies of natural building stone, such as the North European Plain, where traditional wooden constructions were found inadequate for monumental structures like churches, castles, or town halls. This was already the case in the 12th century, well within the period of Romanesque architecture. Some Brick Romanesque buildings have survived into the present time. The use of brick for major architectural features continued into the Renaissance period, so that also Brick Renaissance buildings are known. The transitions between the architectural styles are continuous.

The Brick Gothic style is characterised by the lack of figural architectural sculpture, and by its creative subdivision and structuring of walls, using built ornaments and the colour contrast between red bricks, glazed bricks and white lime plaster. Depending on trade connections and transport infrastructure (namely navigable rivers), architectural elements made from hewn stone might be added. Historically, techniques of building and decorating of brick originated in Lombardy.[1]

Localities[edit]

Northern region[edit]

The northern region of Brick Gothic architecture is similar in extent to, but not identical with the sphere of influence of the Hanseatic League. A preponderance of Gothic brick buildings is found in the younger cities east of the Elbe which were founded during the German eastward expansion. They include representative urban buildings, cathedrals and churches, and monasteries of the Mendicant Orders and other communities, especially the Cistercians and the Premonstratensians. The Teutonic Knights erected brick castles, known as Ordensburgen, in an area extending from historic Prussia to Estonia, and the style was also adopted in Poland and Lithuania.

The style of Gothic brick buildings in northwestern Germany, the Netherlands and Flanders (the latter including the Belgian and the French parts of that area) differs slightly from that of the countries around the Baltic Sea. Gothic brick architecture can be found in a continuous area spanning from the Strait of Dover to Lake Peipus, increasing in latitudinal extent eastward and spreading north to the Finnish Lakeland and south to the foothills of the Carpates in Poland), forming a roughly triangular area.

Southern regions[edit]

Independent of the Northern region, there are four more areas where Gothic brick architecture is concentrated:

  • The largest is the Padan Plain in northern Italy, with small dependencies in Tuscany.
  • The second largest southern region of Gothic brick architecture is situated around Toulouse in southwestern France.
  • The third largest is the region of Bavarian Brick Gothic, extending from Munich with its Frauenkirche down to the Danube river.
  • The smallest area is located in central France, south of Orleans.

The Bavarian style is very different from the northern German styles. The French and Italian styles differ significantly from both the German and Dutch ones, as well as from each other.

Transitional styles[edit]

In all the regions listed above, a clear distinction of buildings in the Gothic style from those in the preceding Brick Romanesque or in the succeeding Brick Renaissance style is not possible. Frequently, buildings originating in one era were altered or added to in the next, the construction of others was begun while one style prevailed, but was completed in the following style due to the slow progress of the building works. Such buildings can be characterised as belonging to both style epochs.

Lists[edit]

This list will never be complete. But it aims to give a survey as well on the variance as on the geography of Gothic brick buildings.

The dates given here refer to the present extant Gothic structures. Predecessors or post-Gothic alterations are not normally mentioned, but can be assessed by following up the literature. The most influential structures are indicated by bold print. Romanesque and Renaissance structures are not listed. Gothic Brick structures from outside the Baltic or North German regions, e.g. the Danubian ones, are also included, while Neogothic edifices are not listed.

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Belarus[edit]

– See also Belarusian Gothic -

Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Hnesna (DE) Church of Saint Michael[2][3] 1524–1527 tower old, nave rebuilt in Gothic Revival style
Hniezna. Гнезна (2007).jpg
Kreva Kreva Castle Early 14th century fieldstone with partial skin of bricks
Belarus-Kreva Castle-Wall.jpg
Lida Lida Castle 14th century stone with brick superstructure
Lida-Castle3.JPG
Kamyenyets Tower 1276–1289 border stronghold, one of the earliest brick constructions in the region
Kamyanets003.jpg
Mir Mir Castle Late 15th to early 16th UNESCO World Heritage Site. Major Renaissance alterations
Belarus-Mir-Castle-8 cropped.jpg
Synkavichy(SV) St. Michael 16th century fortified church
Царква Сьв. Міхаіла Архангела ў Сынкавічах, foto 3.jpg

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Belgium[edit]

Most of the Gothic brick architecture in Belgium can be found in West Flanders, some in a narrow strip along the border with the Netherlands. Many Gothic brick churches in the Province of Limburg have been lost in the 19th century, as they were displaced by Gothic Revival churches.

Bruges (Brugge) • Damme • Veurne
Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Aalst St. Martin's Church (NL) 1480–1566 parts of the southern façade
Sint-Martinuskerk (Aalst) - Buitenaanzicht 03.jpg
Assenede Sint-Pieter en Sint-Martinuskerk[4] oldest parts Romanesque, northern aisle new
Assenede - Sint-Petrus en Martinuskerk 2.jpg
Balen
(Province of Antwerp)
Sint-Andrieskerk (NL)
Balen - Sint-Andrieskerk.jpg
Bocholt Sint-Laurenskerk only the nave
Bocholt - Sint-Laurentiuskerk.jpg
Bruges Belfry
Bruges - The Belfry - Belgium.JPG
Old St. John's Hospital
00 Bruges JPG6.jpg
Church of Our Lady
Brugge, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk01.jpg
St. Salvator's Cathedral
Sint-Salvatorskathedraal - Bruges - IMG 4687.JPG
Various houses of citizens
Brugge Diephuis Sint-Jakobsstraat 58.JPG
Damme Town hall Brabantine Gothic, façade to the market place of stone
0 Damme - Stadhuis (2).JPG
Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Hemelvaartkerk[5] Gothic & Baroque
0 Damme - Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Hemelvaartkerk (1).JPG
Huyse de Grote Sterre
Damme, monumentale panden Huyse de Grote Sterre RM78680 foto6 2011-08-21 16.10.jpg
Dendermonde St-Odolf-Chapel[6] 1328 later alterations
Kapel Sint-Odulf, Dendermonde.jpg
Diksmuide Belfort[7]
20141111 Diksmuide; Town Hall and Sint-Niklaaskerk 1.jpg
Enghien St. Nicholas Church (NL) 14th century
Enghien 050918 (5).JPG
St-Martin Church in Marcq 15th century consecrated in1347, present building 15th century[8]
Marcq (Enghien) JPG00b.jpg
Ghent-Ekkergem St. Martin's Church (NL)[9] brick 1502–1527 alterations by restorations of 1584–1618 and 1903–1907
Sint-Martinus ekkergemkerk.jpg
Herentals Begijnhofkerk Sint-Catharina[10] 1614
Herentals beguinage 03.JPG
Hoogstraten Sint-Katharinakerk (NL) 1525–1550
Decanale kerk Sint-Catharina, Hoogstraten.jpg
Ieper St Martin's Cathedral only parts of brick
Ypres Sint-Maartenskathedraal.JPG
Kasterlee Sint-Willibrorduskerk (NL) tower old, nave Gothic Revival
P1020726 copySt.Willibrorduskerk.jpg
Maldegem St-Barbarakerk (NL) crossing tower & choir
Maldegem Sint-Barbarakerk 27-04-2010 15-43-02.JPG
Meeuwen
(Province of Limburg)
Sint-Martinuskerk (NL)[11]
Meeuwen - Sint-Martinuskerk.jpg
Moerbeke Church of Abbot St-Anthony
(kerk Sint Antonius Abt)[12]
14th–15th century
Moerbeke, parochiekerk Sint Antonius Abt oeg34245 foto6 2013-05-06 12.31.jpg
Peer Sint-Trudokerk (NL) only the tower of brick
Peer - Sint-Trudokerk.jpg
Poperinge Sint-Jankerk[13] 13th–15th century stabilized and a bit altered in the 19th century
Poperinge - Sint-Janskerk.jpg
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwkerk[14]
Poperinge - Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk 1.jpg
near Roeselare Rumbeke Castle Gothic, Renaissance & Baroque
Rumbeke chateau cote bis.jpg
Schendelbeke (Geraardsbergen) Sint-Amanduskerk[15] first mentioned in 1139, transept and lower parts of the tower Gothic and of brick, alterations in 1669 and 19th century
Schendelbeke - Geraardsbergen - Belgium - kerk.jpg
Steenkerke Sint-Laurentiuskerk[16]
Steenkerke - Sint-Laurentiuskerk 3.jpg
Veurne Sint-Niklaaskerk (NL) 13th–15th century
Veurne - Sint-Niklaaskerk 1.jpg
Sint-Walburgakerk (NL) choir 14th century choir Early Gothic, rest Gothic Revival
Veurne - Sint-Walburgakerk 2.jpg
House "De Valk" ("Falcon")[17] 1st quarter of 17th century very late Gothic
Veurne De Valk R01.jpg
Wachtebeke Sint-Catharinakerk(NL) about 1200 & 1550–1580 originally aisleless, later enlarged to be a hallchurch
Wachtebeke - Sint-Catharinakerk 2.jpg
Zuienkerke Sint-Michielskerk[18]
Zuienkerke St-Michielskerk.JPG

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Denmark[edit]

Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Aarhus Cathedral End of 14th century to 1500
Domkirke1.jpg
Church of Our Lady Mid-13th century to 1500
Vor Frue Kirke Århus.jpg
Egeskov Castle completed in 1554 outside Late Gothic, inside Renaissance
Egeskov Schloss von Nordosten.JPG
Haderslev Church of St. Mary Mid-14th century to 1440
Haderslev Domkirke.jpg
Kolding Koldinghus 13th century since 1808 in ruins for more than a century
Kolding - Koldinghus2.JPG
Næstved St. Peter's Church 12th to 14th century Built on the site of an earlier Romanesque church, the Gothic church has scarcely been altered since 1375.
Skt. Peders Kirke - Næstved.jpg
Old town hall 15th century
Old Town Hall (Næstved).jpg
Odense Saint Canute's Cathedral
Odense - Sankt Knuds kirke 2005-07-16.jpeg
Ribe Cathedral Built in 12th and 13th century of tufa, sandstone and granite (Romanesque), later additions of brick
Ribe,Denmark,Dom2.jpg
Roskilde Cathedral 12th to 13th century UNESCO World Heritage Site. Essentially Romanesque but incorporating Gothic features. Among earliest large-scale brick edifices in northern Europe.
Roskilde domkirke west fassade.jpg
Viborg Domprovstegården Cathedral dean's residence
Domprovstegården Viborg Denmark.jpg
Gråbrødreklosteret (Greyfriars Convent) 13th century altered since 1545
Gråbrødreklosteret-Viborg.jpg
Villadsens Gård 1530 enlarged in 1643
Mogensgade.JPG

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England[edit]

In England, the use of bricks for pretentious buildings began later than in continental Europe. And the collective of Gothic brick buildings differs, almost no religious buildings and very few urban ones.

Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Barsham (Norfolk) East Barsham Manor Norfolk rebuilt in the 1920s and 1930s
East Barsham Manor.jpg
Burnham-on-Crouch (Essex) Creeksea Place Elizabethan architecture
Creeksea Place, Creeksea, Essex-geograph.org-3889320.jpg
Colchester (Essex) Layer Marney Tower 1520 tallest Tudor gatehouse in Britain
Layer marney21.jpg
Warwickshire Compton Wynyates 1481 Tudor architecture
Compton Wynyates.jpg
Guildford (Surrey) Sutton Place 1525 Tudor architecture
Entrance facade at Sutton Place - geograph.org.uk - 1556942.jpg
near Henley-on-Thames (Oxfordshire) Greys Court Elizabethan architecture, partly stone with layers of brick, partly brick
Greys Court.jpg
Richmond upon Thames (London) Hampton Court Palace 1497–1600 Tudor style buildings for Giles Daubeney (part of Henry VIII's kitchen), Cardinal Wolsey (1516 Great Gatehouse, 1522 Clock Court), Henry VIII (since 1530), Elizabeth I (since 1547); later buildings in Baroque style
Great Gate, Hampton Court Palace.jpg
Great gatehouse
City of Westminster (London) St James's Palace 1531–1536 Tudor architecture
St Jamess Palace.jpg
Manchester Hough End Hall Elizabethan architecture
Hough End Hall - geograph.org.uk - 49591.jpg
Morley Saint Peter (Norfolk) Morley Old Hall about 1600 Tudor architecture photo wanted
north of Newbury (Berkshire) Shaw House Elizabethan architecture
Shaw House.jpg
Oxborough (Norfolk) Oxburgh Hall Elizabethan architecture
Oxburgh Hall 2.jpg
Prestbury (Cheshire) Normans Hall partly timber-framed, partly brick photo wanted
Ramsbury (Wiltshire) Littlecote House Elizabethan architecture, partly of bricks
Littlecote House 05.jpg
Rochester (Kent) Eastgate House Elizabethan architecture, partly brick, partly half-timbered
Eastgate House, Rochester High St.JPG
Sevenoaks District (Kent) Otford Palace 1537 ruins
Archbishop's Palace ruins - geograph.org.uk - 509555.jpg
Shottesbrooke (Berkshire) Shottesbrooke Park House 16th century Tudor architecture
Shottesbrooke Park - geograph.org.uk - 604889.jpg
near Tasburgh (Norfolk) Rainthorpe Hall Elizabethan architecture
Rainthorpe Hall - geograph.org.uk - 415023.jpg
Cheshire West and Chester Willaston Old Hall Elizabethan architecture
Willaston Old Hall - geograph.org.uk - 2282882.jpg
Whitchurch-on-Thames (Oxfordshire) Hardwick House before 1526 Tudor architecture
Hardwick House 2013 10 27 East side.JPG
Woking (Surrey) Woking Palace 13th century & 1503 ruins
Woking Palace, near Old Woking - geograph.org.uk - 40278.jpg

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Estonia[edit]

Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Tartu Cathedral 15th century Destroyed in Livonian War, east part of ruin now houses Tartu University Museum. Towers were originally 66 metres (217 feet) high (now 22 m or 72 ft).
Tartu Cathedral Ruins 2.jpg
St. John Early 14th century Numerous terracotta sculptures covering both the interior and the exterior.
Tartu Jaani Church 2007 13.jpg

Finland[edit]

Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Espoo Cathedral Parts of brick Gothic
Espoo Cathedral.jpg
Halikko Holy (Saint) Bridget Church Portico of brick Gothic
Halikko church 2.JPG
Hämeenlinna Häme Castle 14th and 15th century, on earlier fieldstone foundations Brick castle
Castle-of-Häme-from-main-entrance-embankment.JPG
Hattula Holy Cross Church Northernmost Brick Gothic building
Hattula church of the Holy Cross 20050909.jpg
Porvoo Cathedral
Porvoon Tuomiokirkko.jpg
Turku Cathedral
Turku cathedral 26-Dec-2004.jpg
Saint Mary's Church (Finnish: Maarian kirkko)
Maarian kirkko.jpg

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France[edit]

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Hauts-de-France with French Flanders[edit]

Department Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Nord Arnèke Église Saint-Martin (images) Arnèke l'Église Saint-Martin.JPG
Bailleul,
town hall
[19]
Bellfry (FR) (images) 15th century destroyed in 1918,
rebuilt a bit simpler in 1929
Bailleul Beffroi R01.jpg
Gothic hall survived the bombings of 1918
Bambecque St. Omer Church regional pale brick Kerk-Bambeke.jpg
Bergues Bellfry (FR) 14th–16th century destroyed in 1944,
almost identically rebuilt in 1961 (images)
0 Bergues - Beffroi (3).JPG
Saint-Martin Church (FR) (images) 0 Bergues - Église Saint-Martin (1).jpg
Blaringhem Saint-Martin Church only the tower and parts of the nave are of bricks,
pseudo-basilica[20]
BlaringhemEglise.jpg
Bourbourg Saint-John-Baptiste Church (FR) partly of bricks (images) Bourbourg eglise.JPG
Brouckerque Saint-Folquin Church Jielbeaumadier eglise brouckerque 2010.jpg
Cappelle-Brouck Church of St. James the Elder gray brick: parts of the building of brick, parts of stone and de mixed parts Cappelle-Brouck - Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur - 2.jpg
Douai Templer's House (FR) founded in 1155 changes in the 19th century Douai - Maison Notre Dame.jpg
Our Lady's Church (FR) 12th–15th centuries shells of the vaults and part of the interior sides of the walls of brick; outside all is of sandstone Douai - Église Notre-Dame - 17.jpg
Dunkerque Bellfry (FR) (images) Dunkerque Belfort.JPG
Saint-Eloi Church (FR) (images) Sinteligiuskerkduinkerke 11-03-2009 16-38-21.JPG
Esquelbecq Saint-Folquin Church (images) Esquelbecq - Saint-Folquin - Vue générale.JPG
Esquelbecq Castle 12th century altered by renovation since 1606 Chateau d'esquelbecq.jpg
Hazebrouck Saint-Éloi Church (images) Eglise saint eloi hazebrouck.jpg
Hondschoote Saint Vaast Church 15 century, tower 1513 perhaps the most lovely brick church of French Fladers, famous "White Tower" at a relatively low hall church PA00107551-Église Saint-Vaast de Hondschoote (2).jpg
Houtkerque Église Saint-Antoine (images) Houtkerque Churchyard. Kerk.JPG
Killem Village church 16th & 17th centuries Killem-Eglise.JPG
Lederzeele Église de l'Assomption-de-Notre-Dame Lederzeele - Eglise - 1.JPG
Millam Église Saint-Omer[21] 15th century Eglise St Omer de Millam.JPG
Morbecque Saint-Firmin Church (FR) Morbecque (Nord, Fr) église 01.JPG
Noordpeene Gothic steeple of yellow brick, rest Gothic revival of red brick Noordpeene (Nord, Fr) église.JPG
Oost-Cappel Église Saint-Nicolas[22] only northern aisle Oost-Cappel, église Saint Nicolas foto3 2013-05-11 13.01.jpg
Quaëdypre Saint-Omer Church Quaedypre Eglise St Omer.jpg
Rexpoëde Saint-Omer Church l'église est en partie gothique, mais le clocher et la flèche sont néogothiques (style néoflamand) Rexpoede Eglise R01.jpg
Rubrouck D'Oude Hofstee (Flamish: The Old Manor/Farm) very rare example of Gothic Flamish vernacular architecture Rubrouck- La vieille ferme-manoir.JPG
Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa Saint-Georges Church Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa - Eglise.jpg
Saint-Jans-Cappel Tower of St John Baptiste 1557 Gothic/Renaissance[23] Eglise de St Jans.jpg
Samer Saint-Martin Church (FR) Samer - Église Saint-Martin - 1.jpg
Socx Saint-Léger Church Socx2.JPG
Staple Saint-Omer Church Staple (Nord, Fr) église (02).JPG
Steenvoorde Saint-Peter's Church[24] Steenvoorde - Eglise Saint-Pierre 3.jpg
Valenciennes St.-Gery Church (FR)[25] 1st third of 13th century parts of the buttresses; originally abbey of the Recollet Friars; steeple built in the 19th century
Valenciennes - Église Saint-Géry - 2.jpg
Volckerinckhove Église Saint-Folquin Volckerinckove-Eglise1.JPG
Warhem Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption EgliseWarhem.JPG
Watten Abbey Notre-Dame du Mont (FR) ruins (images) Tour de l'abbaye - Mont de Watten.jpg
Saint-Gilles Church (images) WattenRuedel'Eglise.jpg
West-Cappel Église Saint-Sylvestre West-Cappel Saint-Sylvestre 499.jpg
Pas de Calais Arras House of the three Lepards (FR) 1467 Arras, La Grande Place 035d.jpg
Calais Église Notre-Dame partly of brick (images) Eglise notre dame calais clocher pied.jpg
Tour du Guet Tour du Guet, Calais.jpg
Ham-en-Artois Église Saint-Sauveur (FR)[26] partly of brick (images) Ham-en-Artois - Église Saint-Sauveur - 3.JPG
Hesdin Église Notre-Dame[27] before 1554 Renaissance portal of 1585
(Wikimedia has no images of the Gothic phase.)
Zutkerque Saint-Martin Church Zutkerque (Pas-de-Calais) église Saint-Martin (03).JPG
Somme Beaucamps-le-Jeune Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption (images) Beaucamps-le-Jeune église 1.jpg
Rambures Château de Rambures 15th century Château de Rambures.jpg

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Alsace[edit]

Department Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Bas-Rhin Strasbourg Towers of the Ponts Couverts 1230–1250
14-02-02-straszburg-RalfR-217.jpg

Central France, south and west of Orleans[edit]

In the Loir-et-Cher department, there is a small group of Gothic brick buildings. One of them even is among the most famous buildings of France, though not for its bricks.

Department Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Eure-et-Loir Villebon Villebon Castle (FR)[28] 14th century
Chateau de Villebon.JPG
Indre-et-Loire La Riche Plessis-lèz-Tours Castle (FR) 15th–16th century Brick-and-Stone,[28] largely restored in 19th and 20th century
Plessis-lès-tours.JPG
Loir-et-Cher Blois Blois Castle 1440–1501 wings of Charles VIII and Louis XII,
Flamboyant style and onset of the Brick-and-Stone style[28]
Blois Chateau1.jpg
Lassay-sur-Croisne Château du Moulin (FR) 15th century
Chateau du moulin1.jpg
Chaumont-sur-Tharonne St-Étienne (st Steven's Church) 15th century
Chaumont-sur-Tharonne église Saint-Étienne 2.jpg
Saint-Viâtre Saint-Viâtre Church (FR) early 16th century southern façade of the transept
EgliseSaintViatre411.jpeg
Souvigny-en-Sologne Saint-Martin Church (FR) 16th century western part of the nave
Souvigny-en-Sologne church cut.jpg
Vouzon St-Peter's Church (FR) 15th–16th century tower: stone and mosaic of bricks
EgliseSaintPierreVouzon411.JPG

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(Ducal) Burgundy and Franche Comté region[edit]

In Middles Ages, the same rulers were Dukes of Burgundy as French vassals and Counts of Burgundy as vassels of the Holy Roman Empire.

Department Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Côte-d'Or Citeaux Abbey Library 1260–1509 Abbey founded in 1098, mother of all Cistercian abbeys;
outer walls of the library with mosaics of varnished brick
Abbaye de Cîteaux La Bibliothèque.JPG
Ain Bâgé-la-Ville Chapelle d'Aigrefeuille (FR) about 1200
Chapelle Aigrefeuille Bâgé Ville 3.jpg
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne Saint-Andrew's Church[29] 1273
Chatillon Eglise St Andre.jpg
Castle (FR)[30] 11th–15th century ruins
Chatillon Ancien Chateau.jpg
Saône-et-Loire Louhans Saint-Peter's Church (FR)
Eglise Saint-Pierre Louhans 004.JPG
Mervans Village church 14th century
Mervans clocher2.jpg

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Southern France around Toulouse[edit]

Toulouse • Albi • Pamiers
Department Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Haute-Garonne Toulouse Toulouse Cathedral (images)
Façade de la cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Toulouse.jpg
Couvent des Cordeliers (FR) (images) ruins
Église des Cordeliers de Toulouse - 201112 (3).jpg
Jacobine Convent (FR) (images)
154 Toulouse.JPG
Couvent des Jacobins de Toulouse 6.jpg
Saint Nicolas Church
Eglise Saint-Nicolas de Toulouse.jpg
Notre-Dame du Taur (FR)
Eglise Notre-Dame du Taur - Facade.jpg
Notre-Dame de la Dalbade (FR) (images)
Façade de Notre-Dame de la Dalbade.jpg
Hôtel Vinhas[31]
Rue Croix-Baragnon, house n° 15 (images) Romano-Gothic
Immeuble dit Maison romano-gothique - Toulouse.jpg
Rue Croix-Baragnon, house n° 19 much altered
Auterive (FR) Saint-Paul's Church (FR)
Eglise st-paul 2.jpg
Daux Eglise Saint-Barthélémy (images) de Daux
Daux- Eglise Abside et tour.jpg
Grenade (FR) Our-Lady's-Assumption Church* (FR)
Église Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Grenade) Clocher.jpg
Villefranche de Lauragais (FR) Our-Lady's-Assumption Church*
France-Villefranche de Lauragais-clocher-mur.jpg
Tarn Albi Cathedral of Saint-Cecile (images)
Albi - Palais de la Berbie.jpg
ChoirCathedralAlbi.jpg
Palais de la Berbie (FR) (images) in the Cité Épiscopale (FR)
Albi palais berbie.JPG
Gaillac Abbaye Saint-Michel (FR) (images)
Abbaye saint michel de gaillac.JPG
Église Saint-Pierre (FR) (images)
Intérieur de l'église Saint-Pierre.JPG
Lavaur Cathedral Saint-Alain
Cathédrale Saint-Alain de Lavaur.JPG
Saint-Francis Church (FR)
Lavaur (81) Église Saint-François 01.JPG
Rabastens Église Notre-Dame-du-Bourg (FR)
Rabastens 09.jpg
Tarn-et-Garonne Montauban Église Saint-Jacques (FR)
Montauban - L'église St. Jacques - SO exposure.jpg
Beaumont-de-Lomagne Our-Lady's-Assumption Church*
Beaumont-de-Lomagne - Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Assomption.jpg
Finhan Église Saint-Martin Gothic Revival modifications
Finhan - L'église Saint-Martin.jpg
Ariège Pamiers Cathédrale Saint-Antonin (images)
Cathédrale St-Antonin de Pamiers.jpg
Église Notre-Dame-du-Camp[32] (images) 1343, 1466 built on a Romanesque predecessor (portal of the 12th century), later reconstructions in 1672, 1769, 1773
Orgue Notre Dame du Camp (Pamiers).jpg
Tour des Cordeliers (images)
Tour des Cordeliers de Pamiers (09).JPG
Tour de l'hôtel des Monnaies
Pamiers - Tour de l'hôtel des Monnaies du Languedoc.JPG
Gers The department of Gers has a significant number of buildings in Southern French Gothic style, built of stone, such as the cathedrals of Condom and Lectoure. Its brick buildings are found in the southwest, near to Toulouse region.
Gimont Our-Lady's-Assumption Church*
Gimont - Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption -4.JPG
Lombez Saint-Mary's Cathedral
Lombez - Cathédrale -1.jpg
Simorre Église Notre-Dame (FR)
Simorre - Eglise Notre-Dame -2.jpg

(*) "Our-Lady's-Assumption Church" = Église Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

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Germany[edit]

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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern[edit]

Anklam • Friedland • Greifswald • Grimmen • Malchin • Neubrandenburg • Pasewalk • Ribnitz-Damgarten • Rostock • Stralsund • Wismar
Place Building Time of construction Notes Image
Abtshagen
(municipality of
Wittenhagen)
Church of the Holy Spirit (DE: Heilgeistkirche) 1380 inside facilities from 19th century
Dorfkirche Abtshagen (2008-04-03).JPG
Altentreptow St. Peter's Church (DE) mid 13th to 1st half 14th century Hall church
Altentreptow Kirche Sued.jpg
Demminer Tor, (Demmin Gate) about 1450
Altentreptow Demminer Tor.JPG
Neubrandenberger Tor (Neubrandenburg Gate) about 1450
Altentreptow Neubrandenburger Tor.jpg
Anklam Marienkirche (St. Mary) 2nd half 13th to late 14th century hall church; planned with two towers, not completed, thus asymmetric
MarienkircheAnklam.JPG
Steintor (stone gate) 13th/14th century
Steintor Anklam.JPG
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) 14th century heavily damaged in 1945, reconstruction after late start now almost perfect
NikoAnkWA2.JPG
Barth Marienkirche
Marienkirche Barth 1.jpg
Dammtor (Dam Gate)
Barth - Dammtor 1.jpg
Bentwisch Village church (DE) 13th–early 14th century base of boulders; aisleless
Bentwisch Kirche2.jpg
Bergen auf Rügen St. Marienkirche (St Mary) Gothic 1380 and after 1445 basilica, 1180–1193 built in Romanesque style, former monastic church of Benedictine or Cistercian nuns
Bergen auf Rügen - Sankt-Marien-Kirche (2) (11402631516).jpg
Brüel Town church (DE) 13th century aisleless
Bruel Kirche 3.jpg
Bützow Collegiate church (DE) mid 13th to 2nd half of 14th century hall church
Buetzow Stiftskirche 2009-03-04 025.jpg
Burow Weltzin village church (DE) 15th or 16th century lower parts of the walls with boulders, long sides of the nave partly renewed in 16th or 17th century
Weltzin Kirche Ostgiebel.jpg
Crivitz Town church (DE) end 14th century
Crivitz Kirche 2008-07-26 003.jpg
Dassow St. Nicholas Church (DE) 13th century flat ceiling since 1632, only choir and tower of brick
Dassowkirche03.jpg
Dobbertin Monastery (DE) founded about 1220 Church massively alteratd in Gothic Revival style, convent buildings partly plastered and partly half timbered
Dobbertin Kloster - Refektorium 1.jpg
Bad Doberan Doberan Minster 1291–1368 Former Cistercian monastic church; basilica
Bad Doberan-Kloster-Münster-Aussen-Westansicht0981.jpg
Franzburg Castle church (DE) about 1300, since 1583, 1876/77 originally a transept of Neuenkamp Abbey Church, then a palace church, finally since 17th century a town church; 16th century to 1876 flat roof, stepped gable 19th century Gothic Revival style; hall with tribunes
Franzburg, Kirche - Seitenansicht (2008-04-20).JPG
Friedland St. Mary's Church (DE) Hall church
Friedland Marienkirche 2011-01-28 167.JPG
St.-Nikolai-Kirche (St. Nicholas) ruins since WW.II
Friedland Kirchenruine St. Nikolai 2011-01-28 126.JPG
Wiekhaus (guard house) "Fischerburg" ("Fisherman's Castle")
WiekhausFischerburgFriedland.JPG
Anklamer Tor (… Gate) (DE)
AnklamerTorFriedland.JPG
Neubrandenburger Tor (… Gate) (DE)
Friedland Neubrandenburger Tor 2011-01-28 181c.JPG
Gadebusch Town church (DE) 1210 – early 15th century started in late Romanesque style
Kirche in Gadebusch.JPG
Town hall 1340, altered in 1618 outside mainly Renaissance and early Baroque
Gadebusch Town Hall 07 2014 01.JPG
Garz/Rügen St. Peters's Church (DE) 13th & 15th century aisleless, vaulted
St Petri Kirche Garz Ruegen imgp7966.jpg
Grabow St. George's Church Georgskirche late 13th/14thcentury hall church, damage fire in 1715; tower base 15th century of stone, top of brick 1906–1910
Grabow Kirche 2008-04-28 136.jpg
Greifswald Marienkirche (St. Mary) 1330 to early 15th century Hall church
MarienkircheHGW.jpg
Collegiate Church St. Nicholas (no cathedral) mid 14th to 1st quarter 15th century Basilica
Greifswalder Dom St Nikolai.jpg
St.-Jacobi-Kirche (St. James) First mentioned 1280, renovation circa 1400 Early Gothic hall church
Greifswaldjakobi.jpg
House Markt 11 Probably after 1400 one of the most richly decorated citizen's houses in Northern Germany
Greifswald - Marktplatz 1.jpg
near Greifswald Eldena Abbey 1225–1265, additions until 1350 former Cistercian monastery, now in ruins
Greifswald Klosterruine-Eldena- July-2007 SL270141.JPG
Grimmen St. Mary's Church (DE) since 1275 hall church
Grimmen St Marien.JPG
Town hall (DE) 14th century tower Baroque
Grimmen-rathaus.jpg
Kaland House (DE) about 1450
Grimmen Kalandhaus Alte Schule.JPG
Three city gates 14th century
Grimmen-Stralsunder-Tor-120630-194.JPG
Güstrow "Dom" (Collegiate church St Mary, John the Evangelist and Cecilia) early 13th to late 15th century hall church
Guestrow Dom.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) hall church
Guestrow Pfarrkirche St. Marien.jpg
Herrnburg (municipality of Lüdersdorf) Village church (DE) 13th, 15th, 16th century
Herrenburg Dorfkirche v O.jpg
HerrenburgChurch03.JPG
Hohenkirchen Village church (DE) mid 15th century aisleless, vaulted
Kirche in Hohenkirchen.JPG
Hornstorf Village church St. Laurentius 14th/15th century
Dorfkirche St. Laurentius in Hornstorf 1.jpg
Klempenow Castle (DE) 13th century ff.
Burg Klempenow, Burghof von Westen.jpg
Krien Village Church (DE) since 1280 choir today plastered except the gables of the choir (lower part) and the vestry
Krien Kirche Nordseite 1.JPG
Kröpelin Town church (DE) 13th/14th century aisleless
Kröpelin Kirche von SW.jpg
Kütz (DE) St. Mary's Church (DE) since 12th century choir (also brick) Romanesque, nave and steeple Gothic
Kluetz StMarien Sued.jpg
Laage Town church 13th–15th century hall church, lower sections partly of boulders
Kirche in Laage.JPG
Lassan St John's Church (DE) 13th century inside columns and vaults partly renewed in 1883
Lassan Kirche St-Johannis Ostgiebel.JPG
Löcknitz Castle (DE) 1250–1479 several changes of control; simple donjon and some outer walls preserved and re-completed
Burg-Löcknitz-20-03-2010 038.jpg
Lübz Town church about 1570 outside Late Gothic, inside Renaissance, aisleless with wooden barrel vaults
Luebz Stadtkirche 2008-04-24 049.jpg
Malchin St. Maria und St. Johannes (St. Mary and John) From 1397 Basilica
Malchin church.jpg
Kalensches Tor (Gate)(DE) (Kalen Gate) 15th century
Malchin-kalenschestor.jpg
Steintor (Stone Gate) (DE) (Stone Gate) 15th century 1893/94 demolished and restored
Malchin Steintor.jpg
Fangelturm (Prison tower) 15th century, attic 16th century Part of the fortifications, some time used as a prison
Malchin-fangelturm.jpg
Marlow Town church 13th & 15th century nave mainly Romanesque, tower Gothic
Marlow Kirche 2.jpg
Mestlin Village church[33] about 1250 und um1370 choir Romanesque of boulders, nave Gothic hall
Mestlin Kirche 2008-03-26 031.jpg
Neubrandenburg Marienkirche (St. Mary) 2nd half 13th century
NB Marienkirche.jpg
St. Johannes (St. John) 1st half 14th century hall church, former Franciscan monastery
NB-St-Johannes-Kirche-26-VIII-2007-33.jpg
Town fortifications, e.g. Stargard Gate, Treptow Gate, New Gate After 1300 until early 15th century 19 Neubrandenburg 014.jpg NB-Neues-Tor-26-VIII-2007-46.jpg NB-Stargarder-Tor-11-IV-2007-116.jpg NB-Treptower-Tor-11-IV-2007-071.jpg
Neubukow Town church Stadtkirche 13th century started in Romanesque style, hall church
Neubukow Kirche 2012-01-26 068.JPG
Neuburg near Wismar Village church Dorfkirche 13th century nave Romanesque, choir a bit Gothic, tower Gothic
Neuburg Kirche 2008-11-13 062.jpg
Neustadt-Glewe Old Castle (DE) 13th–17th century
Neustadt-Glewe Alte Burg 2007-05-05 021.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) 14th/18th century simplified reconstruction after a great fire of 1728
Neustadt-Glewe Marienkirche 2012-09-12 010.JPG
Parchim St. George's Church (DE) since 1289 hall church
Parchim St.-Georgen-Kirche 2008-04-15.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) 14th century hall church
Parchim Marienkirche.jpg
Pasewalk St. Mary's Church (DE) 14th century hall church; tower collapsed in 1983/84 and replaced since 1988 using concrete
Pasewalk St. Marien Nordseite.JPG
Hospital St. Spiritus (DE) 13th century Romanesque-Gothic; relics of a medieval hot air heating
Pasewalk St. Spiritus.JPG
House of the Poor (DE) 1350s originally a pilgrims' hostal
Pasewalk Elendenhaus.JPG
St. Nicholas Church de:Nikolaikirche (Pasewalk) since 12th century, brick early 16th century gabel and attached arches of a building mainly built of boulders; alterations in Renaissance und Gothic Revival style
Pasewalk Nikolaikirche Südostansicht.JPG
Town fortifications 15th century
KiekindeMark.jpg
PulverturmPasewalk.JPG
Mühlentor Pasewalk (Sonne v Osten) .jpg

PrenzlauerTor.jpg
Poseritz St. Mary's Church (DE) 1302–1325 aisleless
Poseritz Kirche imgp7714.jpg
Insel Poel Kirchdorf village church (DE) tower 13th century, nave 14th century aisleless, vaults
Kirche in Kirchdorf auf der Insel Poel.jpg
Putbus St. James's Church (DE) in Kasnevitz 2nd half of 14th century tower 1768
Kasnevitz 2.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) in Vilmnitz 13th/14th/15th century Romanesque-Gothic
Vilmnitz.jpg
Rehna Monastery (DE) 13th century & 2nd fourth 15th century Late Gothic adaption of the originally Late Romanesque church
Rehnakloster09.JPG
Rerik Rerik village church (DE) after 1250 hall church
Rerik I.JPG
Russow village church (DE) 14th century started of boulders, aisleless
Russow Kirche 1.jpg
Ribnitz-Damgarten St.-Bartholomäus-Kirche (St.-Barthomomew's), Damgarten brick 15th century Gothic enlargement of a Romanesque stone building. The tower is Gothic Revival.
RDG St.-Bartholomaeus Damgarten.jpg
Rostocker Tor, Damgarten
Ribnitz-Damgarten-Rostocker-Tor-23-02-2008-176.jpg
Klosterkirche (Church of the former monastery), Ribnitz
Ribnitz - Blick von der Marienkirche zur Klosterkirche - geo-en.hlipp.de - 12198.jpg
Marienkirche, Ribnitz
Saint Mary's church in Ribnitz Damgarten.JPG
Richtenberg St. Nicholas Church (DE) 13th Jh, brick 15th century stepped hall of brick, choir of boulders
Richtenberg St Nikolai side.jpg
Röbel St. Nicholas Church (DE) 13th century – about 1500 hall church
Nicolaikirche Röbel von Nordosten.jpg
Rostock Marienkirche (St. Mary) after 1290 and after 1398
Marienkirche Rostock Südportal.jpg
two phases of construction, basilica, main town church
Rostock St. Marien Kirche 1.jpg
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) present form after 1400
Rostock St. Nikolai Kirche.jpg
Petrikirche (St. Peter) about 1325 – early 15th century
Rostock Petrikirche.jpeg
City Hall Core about 1230, Gothic façade after 1300 since 1729 largely hidden by Baroque structure
VSR-Rathaus.jpg
Kloster zum Heiligen Kreuz (Monastery of the Holy Cross) 1st half 14th century former Cistercian nunnery
Kloster hl kreuz rostock.jpg
House Kröpeliner Straße Late 15th century Former parsonage (now library)
KröpelinerStrStadtbibliothek.jpg
Kerkhoff House 3rd quarter 15th century originally a cityzen's house, now municipal office)
Kerkhoffhaus.jpg
Kröpelin city gate (DE) 13th to 16th century
Rostock Kröpeliner Tor.jpg
Kuhtor (DE) (Cow Gate) 13th century
Rostock Kuhtor d1.jpg
Sagard St. Michael's Church (DE) c. 1400 & 1500 choir (replaced) and tower (added) of an originally Romanesque building of 1210
Sagard Church.jpg
Satow Berendshagen village church (DE) 15th century ?
Berendshagen Kirche 2.jpg
Hanstorf village church (DE) 13th/14th century started of boulders, completed of brick
Hanstorf.JPG
Hohen Luckow village church 14th century restored after fire in 1934
Hohen Luckow Kirche 2009-08-04 044.jpg
Schönberg St. Lawrence Church (DE) existent before 1235, enlarged after 1324 since restoration afte fire in 1601 a pseudo-basilica with flat ceilings
LaurentiusSchönberg03.JPG
Schwaan St. Paul's Church (DE) 1st half 13th century u. 15th century nave mainly Romanesque, aisleless; steeple Gothic, 1840 Neoclassic alterations
St Paul Schwaan.jpg
Schwerin Cathedral c. 1280 – c. 1420 Basilica; western tower 19th century
Schweriner Dom.jpg
Stäbelow village church end 13th century[34] aisleless, vaults, tower newer and of boulders
Stäbelow Kirche bei Westsonne.jpg
Burg Stargard Stargard Castle (DE) 12th & mid 13th century
20 Burg Stargard 020.jpg
Sternberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Town church (DE) 1309–1322 hallchurch
Sternberg Kirche 2009-04-16 038.jpg
Stralsund Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) About 1270 to early 15th century Main church of Stralsund
0280 Stralsund Nikolaitürme 13.09.2010.jpg
City Hall 13th and 14th centuries several phases of construction
Stralsund-1.jpg
Marienkirche (St. Mary) 1382/84 to late 15th century Second largest brick church in Hanseatic region, basilica
01 Stralsund St Marien 028.jpg
Jakobikirche (St. James) after 1300 and after 1400 Basilica with older predescendants
Stralsund, Jacobikirche (2012-02-26), by Klugschnacker in Wikipedia.jpg
Johanniskloster (Abbey of St. John) early 14th century former Franciscan monastery, hall church
Stralsund, Germany, Johanniskloster (2006-09-15).JPG
Wulflam House (Wulflamhaus)
Stralsund, Germany, Wulflamhaus.jpg
Katharinenkloster (Abbey of St. Catherine) c. 1250–1300 Former Dominican monastery
Stralsund, Germany, Katharinenkloster, Giebel (2006-10-18).JPG
Strasburg (Uckermark) St. Mary's Church (DE) about 1250, brick since 1450 begun of boulders, nave (hall church) of brick
Kirche in Straßburg Uckermark.JPG
Bad Sülze Town church (DE) about mid 13th century
Bad Sülze Kirche von Südosten.jpg
Sundhagen Horst village church (DE) 14./15. Jh. aisleless, lower parts of the tower also of boulders
Sundhagen-Horst Kirche Juli-2013 IMG 1386.JPG
Kirchdorf village church 14th century
Kirchdorf-kirche.jpg
Reinberg village church (DE) 13th–14th century
Reinberg-kirche.jpg
Tessin Town church (DE) 14th century basilica, choir partly of boulders, entrance hall Gothic Revival style
Tessin Kirche 3.jpg
Teterow St. Peter and St. Paul (DE) since 1215; tower before 1450 basilika
Teterow-kirche2008.jpg
Town gates (Rostocker Tor (DE), Malchiner Tor (DE)) 14th century
Teterow-rostocker-tor.jpg
Teterow-malchiner-tor.jpg
Tribsees St. Thomas Church
Tribsees Thomaskirche von Osten.jpg
Mill Gate (Mühlentor)
Tribsees Mühlentor 2014-05-25 249.JPG
Stone Gate (Steintor)
Tribsees Steintor.JPG
Stadt Usdom Anklam Gate (DE) about 1450
Usedom Anklamer Tor 2013-08.JPG
Velgast Christ Church (DE) 13th & 15th century aisleless
Dorfkirche Velgast, Seitenansicht (2008-04-03).JPG
St. George's in Starkow (DE) 13th century basilica
Dorfkirche Starkow, Giebelansicht (2008-04-30).JPG
Waase (Ummanz) St. Mary's Church (DE) 14th/15th century
Doki waase.jpg
Waren (Müritz) St. George's Church (DE) 14th century basilica; Gothic Revival alterations
Georgenkirche Waren.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) Gothic parts 14th century choir 13th century of stone
Waren Marienkirche1.jpg
Wismar Georgenkirche (St. George) oldest part about 1300, completed in 15th century after partial collapse of the WW. II ruin in 1990, reconstruction until 2010; a principal example of Brick Gothic
11 Wismar St Georgen 003.jpg
Heiligengeistkirche (DE) (Holy Ghost) 1220–1226 church of the medieval hospital
Wismar-HeiligenGeistKirche1-Bubo.JPG
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) 1380 – 2nd half of 15th century basilica an with older predecessor
Wismar, St. Nikolai, Außenansicht. 2.JPG
Marienkirche (St. Mary) after 1339 – 15th century World War II damage, nave dynamited in 1960, only tower preserved
Wismar Marienkirche.jpg
Alter Schwede about 1380 private House, now restaurant)
WismarAlterSchwede.jpg
Archidiakonat (Archdeacons's House) mid 15th century private house
Archidiakonat Wismar 2 1845040845.jpg
Wassertor (Water Gate) 3rd quarter 15th century
Wismar Wassertor.jpg
Wittenburg St. Bartholomew's Church (DE) 1240–1287 started in Romanesque style
Wittenburg Kirche.jpg
Former castle with Amtsberg Tower (DE) middling storey of brick, upper storey modern, other parts of the castle ruins or ground structures
Wittenburg Amtsbergturm 2012-10-30 006.JPG
City fortifications with watchtowers
Wittenburg Hungerturm 089.jpg
Woldegk Petrikirche[35] 1250, Schiff 1442 hall nave of brick, choir & tower of boulders
Woldegk St.-Petri-Kirche 2011-05-06 130.JPG
Wolgast Petrikirche (St. Peter) 1280–1350 basilica
St.-Petri-Kirche Wolgast-3.jpg
Zarrentin Monastery
  • Church primarily Romanesque of stone about 1240,
    Brick Gothic enlargements about 1310 and 1460
  • Convent building 15th century or earlier
Zarrentin, Kloster.JPG
Zirchow St. James's Church (DE) 15th century tower of brick and boulders; nave 13th century of boulders
05 Usedom 006 Zirchow.jpg

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Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg[edit]

Flensburg • Hamburg • Lübeck
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Ahrensbök St. Mary's Church (DE) um 1400 1409–1584 church of a Carthusian monastery
Ahrensboek - Marienkirche Ahrensbök O.JPG
Berkenthin St. Mary Magdalene Church since 1230
KircheBerkenthin.JPG
Bordesholm Bordesholm Abbey church (DE) 1309–1332 Former Augustine monastery
Bordesholm Klosterkirche 01.jpg
Bad Bramstedt St. Mary Magdalene Church early 14th century
Kirchhof Maria-Magdalenen-Kirche (Bad Bramstedt).2.ajb.jpg
Büchen St. Mary's Church (DE) brick 15th century Gothic brick choir at an older nave from the 12th century
Marienkirche zu Büchen.jpg
Burg auf Fehmarn St. Nicholas Church (DE) since 1230 & since 1505 primarily Romano-Gothic, 1505 hall church
StNikolai-01.jpg
Cismar Cismar Abbey 13th century Former Benedictine monastery
Cismar.Westfront.wmt.jpg
Eckernförde St. Nicholas Church (DE) brick 1521–1530 Stepped hall
Eckernförde - Kirchplatz - St. Nicolai 02 ies.jpg
Eutin St.-Michaelis-Kirche (St. Michael) 1st third 13th century, altered in 14th and 15th centuries
Eutin 2005 110a.jpg
Flensburg Heiliggeistkirche (Church of the Holy Ghost) (DE)
Heiliggeistkirche Flensburg2007.jpg
Marienkirche (DE)
Mariekirke (Flensborg) b.jpg
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) (DE) Two phases, between 1390 and 1480
Flensburg Nikolaikirche von SO 2007.jpg
Nordertor (Northern gate) (DE)
Nordertor, Flensburg 2013, Bild 04.JPG
Former Franciscan monastery (DE)
Gråbrødrekloster (Flensborg) 1.JPG
Apotheke (chemistry) Südermarkt 12 1490
  • Oldest profane building of Flensburg
  • Painted but not plastered
Ältester Profan-Bau in Flensburg, errichtet ca 1490, Südermarkt 12, Apotheke, Bild 1.JPG
Gettorf St. Georges Church (DE) 1250–1494 begun in Romanesque style
Gettorf Kirchturm.jpg
Hamburg St. Petri (St. Peter)
St. Petri, Hamburg, 17.jpg
St. Katharinen (St. Catherine)
Hamburg.St.Katharinen.wmt.jpg
St. Jacobi (St. James)
StJacobiHamburg1830.jpg
Hamburg-Bergedorf Bergedorf Castle (DE) 14th century & later alterations especially in Renaissance und Historism
Bergedorfer Schloss.JPG
Heiligenhafen Town church (DE) 1250 Romanesque-Gothic intermediate style[36]
Hlh Stadtkirche 01.jpg
Kiel St. Nicholas Church (DE) 13th, 14th, 16th century simplified reconstruction after WW. II
Kiel IMG 3753 nikolaikirche.JPG
Landkirchen on Fehmarn Island St. Peter's Church (DE) about 1230 hall church, Romanesque-Gothic intermediate style
Fehmarn - Landkirchen - Kirche.JPG
Lauenburg (Elbe) St. Mary Magdalene Church(DE) brick about 1300 base of boulders, nave Brick Gothic, tower & Chor Gothic Revival style
Lauenburg Kirche 03.jpg
Castle Tower (DE) 1477
Schlossturm Lauenburg 2015.jpg
Lensahn St. Catherine's Church since 1245, choir after 1300 aisleless
Lensahn-Kirche.jpg
Lübeck Marienkirche (St. Mary) From 1251, completed late 14th century Basilica; most influential Brick Gothic building
Église Sainte-Marie de Lübeck.jpg
City Hall 1298–1444 Langes Haus ("Long House") 1298–1308, main building 1340–50, Kriegsstubenbau ("War Chambre") 1442–44
Luebecker rathaus.jpg
Cathedral Gothic 1266–15th century construction started in 1173 by Henry the Lion, consecrated 1247
Domkirche Lübeck D2.jpg
Holstentor 1466–78 major later additions, still in Gothic age
Holstentor 03.jpg
Burgtor
Luebeck Burgtor 1900.jpg
Petrikirche (St. Peter) late 13th to 15th century several phases
Germany Luebeck St Petri Turm.jpg
Jakobikirche (St. James) after 1276 to 1334
Jakobikirche.JPG
Aegidienkirche (St. Aegidius) 1st half 14th century
Aegiedienkirche Lübeck1.jpg
Katharinenkirche (St. Catherine) 1300–1330 Former Franciscan monastic church
Katharinenkirche Lübeck.jpg
Heiligen-Geist-Hospital (Hospital of the Holy Spirit) about 1276–1286
Lübeck Heiligen-Geist-Hospital.jpg
Burgkloster after 1276 to 1401 former Dominican monastery, modern additions
BurgklosterLuebeckEingang.jpg
St.-Annen-Kloster Lübeck (Monastery of St. Anne) Former Augustinian nunnery, damaged by fire in 1843
Meier Brand Annenkloster1843.jpg
Kanzleigebäude (Chancellery) 1484 Renaissance enlargements 1588 and 1614
Lübeck-Kanzleigebäude.01.jpg
Several citizens' houses HLAnderOtrave.JPGLubeck Grosse Petersgrube15.jpg Lübeck, Hundestraße 94.JPG Lübeck, Beckergrube 67.JPG An der Obertrave 15 Luebeck-DSC 0478b.jpg
Lübeck Mengstraße Giebel 2012-07-21 061.JPG
Lübeck-Krummesse St. Johns's Church (DE) 1230 two naves
KrummesseKirche.jpg
Lütjenburg St. Michaels Church (DE) Gothic 13th century choir & vaults of a primarily Romanesque church; aisleless
St-Michaelis Luetjenburg2009.jpg
Meldorf Sankt-Johannis-Kirche (St. John) 1230–1300
MeldorfDom-2klein.jpg
Mölln Town hall (DE) 1373 Built under the rule of Lübeck
Moelln.jpg
Neustadt in Holstein Town church (DE) 1258–1350 pseudo-basilica, upper storeys of the steeple 19th century
Neustadt-in-holstein-stadtkirche-bauabschnitte.JPG
Neuwerk Island Great Tower 1300–1310 oldest secular building on the German North Sea coast
Neuwerk-Turm.jpg
Preetz Monastery (DE) 1325–1340 had a predecessor of 1280s
Kloster Preetz.jpg
Rendsburg St. Mary's Church (DE) 1287–1330 hall church; predecessor in the 12th century
Bild 013 Rendsburg Marien.jpg
Schleswig St.-Petri (Cathedral) (St. Peter) 1275–1320 Tower 19th & 20th centuries
Schleswig Dom St. Petri 2.JPG
Westerhever (Eiderstedt) St. Steven's Church (DE) tower 1370 nave 1804
KircheWesterhever01.JPG

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Brandenburg, Berlin and Saxony-Anhalt[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Angermünde St. Marien (DE) brick 15th & 16th century 13th century boulders
2010-03-05-angermuende-by-RalfR-34.jpg
Franciscan Church (DE) brick since ab 1300 13th century aisleless building of granite cubes
Angermuende 05-2017 img10 monastery.jpg
Holy Ghost Chapel (DE) 14th – 15th century part of a hospital that was destroyed in the Thirty Years War
Angermuende 05-2017 img09 chapel.jpg
Defensive city wall with "Pulverturm" late 13th century lower sections partly of boulders
Angermuende Pulverturm.jpg
City castle ruin
Angermünde Prenzlauer Straße Burgruine 2.jpg
Greiffenberg castle (DE) since 1224 ruin
Burgruine Greiffenberg 2.jpg
Baruth/Mark Town church St-Sebastian (DE) 15th – 16th century late Gothic hall church, lower parts of stone
Baruth Mark Kirche.jpg
Beelitz St-Mary and St Nicholas (DE) 1247, brick 1511 basilica converted into a Gothic hall church[37]
Beelitz Stadtpfarrkirche St. Marien und St. Nikolai.JPG
Beeskow St-Mary's Church (DE) 15th century hall church; predecessor 14th century
Marienkirche Beeskow.JPG
Berlin St. Marienkirche (St. Mary)
MarKirche 1a.jpg
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas)
Nikolaikirche 1a.jpg
Graues Kloster (Grey Abbey) End of 13th century Former Franciscan abbey; ruins since World War II
Franziskaner-Klosterkirche Berlin Mitte.jpg
Berlin-Spandau St. Nicholas Church (DE) since about 1370 halle church
Berlin-Spandau-church St.Nicolai-1.JPG
Berlitt (incorporated to Kyritz) Village church 1526 brick gable and other brick decorations on a structure of boulders
Kyritz Berlitt church.jpg
Bernau bei Berlin St. Mary's Church (DE) 1400–1519 predecessors since 1240; tower 19th century
Marienkirche Bernau bei Berlin.jpg
St. George's Chapel (DE) 1328, brick, mid 15th century former hospital church, later French Calvinist church
Bernau bei Berlin Hospital St. Georg mit Hospitalgebäude und Kapelle.jpg
Steintor ("Stone Gate") (DE) 15th century
Bernau bei Berlin Steintor und Hungerturm.JPG
Brandenburg St.-Katharinenkirche (St. Catherine) (DE) after 1401 two phases of construction
Branibor Cyrkej swj Katariny 7.JPG
Cathedral St. Peter and Paul Mainly 1165–1240 first brick church in the Margraviate of Brandenburg
Dom brandenburg vorderseite.jpg
Old Town's City Hall (Altstädtisches Rathaus (DE)) mainly 1450–1468
Brandenburg Altstädter Markt 11.jpg
Ordonnance House (DE) mainly 1300–1310 probably oldest secular hardwall building in Brandenburg Margraviate
Ordonnanzhaus brb.jpg
Gothic House (DE) 1452
Gotisches Haus (Brandenburg an der Havel) traufe.jpg
St-Godard (DE) mainly 1450–1468 Romanesque western portal, tower Baroque
St gotthard brandenburg.jpg
Calau Town church (DE) about 1400
Calau church.jpg
Chorin Chorin Abbey (DE) former Cistercian monastery
Kloster Chorin.jpg
Cottbus St-Nicholas Church (DE) 15th – 16th century
Cottbus - Kirche St. Nikolai 0001 HDR.JPG
Monastic Church (DE) former Franciscan church; tower in the east
Klosterkirche, Cottbus.jpg
Doberlug-Kirchhain Dobrilugk Abbey former Cistercian monastery
Doberlug-Kirchhain May2015 img6 Klosterkirche.jpg
Frankfurt (Oder) Marienkirche (St. Mary) 1253–1367, additions in 15th century
Marienkirche FFO.jpg
Town hall Begun 1253, altered in 14th century
FrankfurtOderRathaus.JPG
Franciscan Abbey church nave 1515–1525 very late Gothic; today Music hall Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (DE)
07-2008Frankfurt (Oder)06.jpg
Bad Freienwalde St-Nicholas (DE) 15th century spire 19th century
Bad Freienwalde (Oder) (DerHexer) 2010-10-31 011.jpg
Fürstenwalde/Spree St-Mary's Cathedral (DE) 1446 long-time cathedral of the diocese of Lebus; almost completely destroyed in WW II, reconstruction finished in 1995
Dom in Fuerstenwalde (Spree).jpg
Gardelegen St. Mary's Church (DE) 13th century hall church with 5 naves (two pairs of aisles)
Marienkiche Gardelegen.JPG
St. Nicholas Church (DE) Gothic changes 13th–15th century begun about 1200 in Romanesque style already in brick; soince WW. II partly ruins
Nicolaikirche Gardelegen.jpg
Town hall[38] 13th century & since 1526 only partly visible brick, Gothic Revival alterations
Rathaus Gardelegen Wappen Detail.jpg
Salzwedel Gate
Salzwedler Tor.jpg
Kloster Neuendorf (convent)(DE) 13th to 15th century
Kloster Neuendorf Klosterhof.JPG
Gartz (Oder) St. Steven Church (St. Stephan) 13th/14th century
^quot,wnętrze^quot, kościoła - panoramio.jpg
since destructio by a fire in 1945, nave is an open ruin, vaults lost
Kościół - panoramio - 7alaskan (3).jpg
former chapel of the Holy Ghost Hospital about 1400 in 19th century used for residential purpose, today hall for events
Kościół, a w oddali brama szczecińska - panoramio.jpg
Defensive wall with Stettiner Tor (Szczecin Gate) and three towers
Gartz, Stettiner Tor.jpg
StorchenturmGartz.JPG
Havelberg Cathedral St. Marien (St. Mary) 1150–1170 of stone, 1280–1330 mixed
  • originally a Romanesque basilica of stone with flat ceilings
  • After destruction by a fire in 1279, the nave was rebuilt in Gothic style in a mixture of brick and stone, most impressive in the northern wall.
  • The adjacent convent buildings are of pure Brick Gothic.
Havelberg Klosterhof.jpg
St-Lawrence (DE) 14th century (?)
Havelberg-StLaurentius1-Bubo.jpg
Herzberg (Elster) St-Mary Church (DE) about 1350 hall church
Herzberg Elster.JPG
Heaven's Gate Monastery (DE: Kloster Himmelpfort) since 1308 decay 18th–21st century (2010 fire of the brewery)
Himmelpfort brewery.jpg
Hornow (incorporated
to Spremberg)
St. Martin Church[39] 13th century decorative gable of brick, church otherwise built of boulders; tower 1901/1902
Hornow Kirche 4.jpg
Jüterbog Town hall
Jueterbog Altstadt Rathaus.jpg
Mönchenkloster (monastery)
Jueterbog Moenchenkloster.jpg
Our Lady's Church (DE) 1174/1183, choir 1480 choir of a generally Romanesque brick church
Jüterbog Liebfrauenkirche Chor.JPG
Jüterbog-Zinna Zinna Abbey Mainly from 1220 Former Cistercian monastery
Jueterbog Kloster Zinna Kloster 02.jpg
Lehnin Lehnin Abbey since end of 12th century, consecrated 1262 or 1270
Lehnin Kirche1.JPG
Lenzen (Elbe) St. Catharine's Church 14th century
Lenzen church.jpg
'Stumpfer Turm' ("Blunt Tower") part of the former city gate Bergtor
Berlinerstr7 stumpferturm lenzen.JPG
Lieberose Town church 15th/16th century since 1945 in ruins
Lieberose Kirchen 1.jpg
Luckau St. Nicholas Church (DE) 14th century
Nicolaikirche in Luckau.jpg
Hausmannsturm (Stewards Tower) Hausmannsturm octagonal Gothic tower with a Baroque top above square Romanesque basial section
Luckau Hausmannsturm 2.jpg
'Roter Turm' ("Red Tower") (DE)|Roter Turm 13th/14, century part of the lost Calauer Gate
Luckau (Łukow) - Roter Turm.JPG
Luckenwalde St. John's Church (DE) (about 1200), Gothic 2nd half of 15th century hall church with two naves, lower walls partly of boulders; separate belfry, originally urban market tower, only bell storey Brick Gothic
Stadtkirche Luckenwalde.jpg
Lübben (Spreewald) Paul Gerhard Church (DE) 1494–1550 latest Gothic; tower mid 15th century, nowadays plastered; originally St. Nicholas
Luebben Paul Gerhardt Kirche 11.jpg
Magdeburg St. Peter's CHurch (DE) entrance 1480 gable, framings and buttresses of the southern entrance hall of the church otherwise built of stone
Magdeburg St. Petri Südliche Vorhalle.jpg
Mittenwalde St. Maurice Church (DE) 14th–15th century with remains of stone walls of a predecessor; steeple in Gothic Revival style 1877/78
St.-Moritz-Kirche (Mittenwalde).jpg
Spitalkapelle (Hospital Chapel) 1394
Mittenwalde Spitalkapelle.jpg
Berliner Tor (Berlin Gate) upper section of the powder tower (lower walls of boulders) and arch (semi-ruin)
Mittenwalde Tor.jpg
Mühlberg (Elbe) Chapel of the castle photo missing
Marienstern Monastery (DE) since 1228 church and refektory Early Gothic brick buildings
Klosterkirche Mühlberg 001.JPG
Müncheberg Urban parish St. Mary's 15th century, predecessor 13th century hall church with two naves, base partly of boulders, neoclassicist tower
Müncheberg Stadtpfarrkirche St. Marien.JPG
Berliner Tor (Berlin Gate) lower storeys partly of boulders
Müncheberg Berliner Tor01cut.jpg
Nauen St. James's Church (DE) 1st third of the 14th century hall church
Nauen St. Jacobi Südfassade.JPG
Neuruppin Holy Trinity Abbey Church (DE) 1st half 13th century hall church, towers Gothic Revival style
Klosterkirche Sankt Trinitatis.jpg
Osterburg (Altmark) Nikolaikirche 13th century, choir 1484 rebuilt from a Romanesque cross-shaped stone church of the 12th century, lower parts of the nave and lower storeys of the steeple of stone
Kirche in Osterburg.JPG
Perleberg St. James's Church (DE) 1280/90–1361, tower 15th century hall church
Perleberg St Jakobi church.jpg
Prenzlau Marienkirche (St. Mary)
Prenzlau Marienkirche.jpg
Pritzwalk St. Nicholas Church (DE) since 1256, modernizations since 1501 some walls of boulders; steeple in Gothic Revival style
Pritzwalk (church).JPG
Rathenow Church of St. Mary und St. Andrew 14th & 16th century first parts 13th century, tower 19th century
Evang Kirche Rathenow.jpg
Torturm (Gate Tower) (DE) 14th century gate later closed by a wall
Branibor Rathenowska wěža 2.JPG
Salzwedel St. Catharine's Church (DE) since 1280 – etwa 1500
Salzwedel Katharinenkirche.jpg
St. Mary's Church (DE) 1350–1550 Gothic new building replacing a Romanesque predecessor
Marienkirche von Norden.jpg
'Mönchskirche ("Monks' Church") (DE) since 1250 former Franziscan monastery, convengtual buildings preserved
Mönchskirche vom neuen Rathaus.jpg
Local courthouse (DE) since 1509 former town hall
Salzwedel Altstädtisches Rathaus.jpg
Fortifications(Steintor, Neuperver Tor)
Salzwedel Steintor.jpg
Seehausen (Altmark) church St. Peter und Paul about 1300
Seehausen St. Peter und Paul-01.jpg
Salzkirche (Salt Church)[40] 15th century former church of the Holy Ghost Hospital, later used as a store
Seehausen (Altmark) Salzkirche.jpg
Beustertor (Beuste Gate) 15th century
Beustertor.jpg
Stendal Marienkirche (St. Mary) ((DE)
Stendal Markt.jpg
St. Nikolaus (St. Nicholas) (DE) 1423 to mid-15th century called "Dom", former collegiate church, never been a cathedral
Stendal Dom 2011-09-16.jpg
Town hall Gothic part early 15th century
Rathausstendal1.jpg

Fortifications:

  • Tangermünder Tor (gate)
  • Uenglinger Tor (gate)
Uenglinger Tor.jpg
Tangermünde Town hall about 1430
Rathaus Tangermünde.jpeg
Stephanskirche (St. Stephen) 14th century
Stephanskirche, Tangermuende, Germany.jpg
St. Elizabeth Chapel (DE) 15th century "Salzkirche" ("Salt Church"), former hospital church, nowadays hall for events
Salzkirche.JPG
Imperial Castle (DE) (925), 1374 under emperor Charles IV extension of an older fortress into a Gothic representative Castle, mainly of brick; most of it today in ruins
07 Tangermünde alte Kanzlei.JPG
Fortifications with:
  • Neustädter Tor
  • Elbtor (Elbe Gate)
  • two towers
14th to 15th century Tangermuende Neustädter Tor 1.JPG Tangermünde Elbtor.jpg Tangermuende Eulenturm 2011-09-18.jpg
Tangermünde Schrotturm 1.JPEG
Templin St. George Chapel (DE) late 14th century former hospital church
St Georgenkapelle (Templin)2.JPG
14th century Berliner Tor Templin.jpg Mühlentor in Templin.jpg Templin Prenzlauer Tor.JPG
Templin Pulverturm.JPG
Teupitz Holy Ghost Church (DE) 1346 aisleless church with a flat ceiling, gables of the tower and other parts altered in the 19th century
Teupitz Heilig-Geist-Kirche Südansicht.JPG
Tremmen (incorporated to Ketzin) Village church 15th century originally pilgrimage; 1724 Baroque upper sections and roofs of the steeples
Kirche Tremmen.JPG
Treuenbrietzen St. Mary's Church 1220–early 16th century begun as a Romanesque basilica of boulders, clerestory of brick, Brick Gothic vaults and steeple
Treuenbrietzen Sankt Marien2.JPG
St. Nicholas Church Romanesque-Gothic intermediate style
Treuenbrietzen St Nicolai.JPG
Bardenitz village church (DE) 13th/15th century
Treuenbrietzen-Bardenitz Dorfkirche Nordansicht Chor.jpg
Pechüle village church de:Dorfkirche Pechüle 1st third 13th century Romanesque apsis und Early Gothic nave built of brick, younger tower mainly from boulders
Dorfkirche Pechüle Nordost 07-2015.JPG
Werben (Elbe) St. John's Church (DE) hall church, 15th century
Werben St. Johannes-01.jpg
"Salzkirche (Salt CHurch)" 15th century former chapel of the Holy GHost Hospital
Salzkirche Werben(Altmark).jpg
Elbtor (Elbe Gate) about 1470 part of the town fortifications
Werben Elbtor.JPG
Bad Wilsnack Wunderblutkirche St. Nikolai (Church of the Holy Blood) major place of pilgrimages in Northern Germany until the 16th century
Prignitz 07-13 img09 Bad Wilsnack Kirche.jpg
Wittstock/Dosse St. Mary's Church (DE) 13th to 15th century
Wittstock-Kirche-St.-Marien-09-08-2008-073.jpg
Bishop's Castle (DE) since 1244 the donjon, one gate and parts of the circular wall have been preserved
Wittstock-Bischofsburg-09-08-2008-125.jpg
Gröpertor (… Gate)[41] 14th century, enlarged in 1530 last surviving gate of originally three gates of an almost complete circular town wall
Wittstock-Groepertor-Stadtseite-09-08-2008-051b.jpg
Daberburg (DE) Castle betw. 1438 & 1475 alterating restoratiom of the donjon, rest lost
Daberburg-westansicht-2008.jpg
Wulfersdorf village church (DE) 16th century stepped eastern gable some frames of a church mainly built of boulders; Renaissance tower
Dorfkirche Wulfersdorf (Wittstock Dosse) 01.jpg
Wriezen St. Mary's Church 15th century since 1945 ruins; predescendant from the 13th century
Wriezen church.jpg
Wusterhausen/Dosse church St. Peter und Paul 13th/15thcentury
Wusterhausen (Dosse) Kirche.jpg
choir of brick, nave and steeple mixed with an exceptional combination in the walls of the steeple
Wusterhausen church 2016 NE.jpg
Zahna St. Mary's Church tower 12th century Upper storeys of the steeple of an otherwise Romanesque church, mostly built of stone
Zahna stonechurch1.JPG

Saxony[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Chemnitz Red Tower (DE) Gotic top storey above natural stone
Roter Turm in Chemnitz.jpg
Eilenburg St. Nicholas' Church(DE) brick 1444 hall church
Eilenburg Stadtkirche St. Andreas und St. Nikolai.jpg
Defensive walls with 2 towers Sorbenturm (Slavic Tower) und südwestlicher Turm (southwestern tower)
Eilenburg Sorbenturm.jpg
Eilenburg Castle (DE) very much altered, nowadays a prison
Eilenburg Burg.jpg
Freiberg St. Nicholas' Church (DE) 1185–1190 upper storeys of the steeples
KDFG 09200735 An der Nikolaikirche 3 LvT.JPG
Löben (DE) Village church (DE) um 1250 originally a basilica, about 1550 reduced to an aisleless church; only arcades and clerestory of the central nave of brick
Die Kirche in Löben.JPG
Leisnig Mildenstein Castle only upper storeys of the donjon Gothic
Mildenst. Bergfried.jpg
Lunzenau Rochsburg Castle since early 13th century nowadays mainly Renaissance
Rochsburg03.jpg

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Lower Saxony and Bremen[edit]

Bremen • Hanover • Ihlow (East Frisia) • Lüneburg
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Apen St. Nicholas Church (DE) 1238 early Gothic
Apen, kerk foto2 2010-05-15 15.53.JPG
Aschendorf (Papenburg) St. Amandus Church(DE) in Aschendorf 13th–15th century enlarged in modern style in 1969
Stamandusaschendorf.jpg
Asendorf St. Marcel Church (DE) tower 1524 nave older but later rebuilt
Asendorf 032.JPG
Bardowick "Dom" (Collegial church) St. Peter and Paul 1389–1485
Bardowick.dom.gesamt.wmt.jpg
Bassum Stiftskirche (Collegial Church) (DE) basically Romanesque,
completed in Gothic style,
hall church
Bassum 20090501 105.JPG
Bederkesa, Municipality of Geestland Bederkesa Castle (DE) first section before 1460 Late Gothic and Renaisssance
Bederkesa, Burg 1.JPG
Berne St. Aegidius' Church (DE) 13th century originally Romanesque, early Gothic enlargement of bricks, traverse roofs
Berne St.-Aegidius Süd mit Turmseite309.JPG
Borstel (SG Siedenburg) St. Nicholas Church mid 13th century only the eastern attic of brick, above a landlords proper church of boulders; window below it from 19th century
St.Nicolai in Borstel im LK Diepholz IMG 4090.jpg
Braunschweig Liberei (library) 1413–1422 Oldest surviving library building north of the Alps
Braunschweig Liberei Gesamtansicht von Suedwesten.jpg
Bremen St. Martini (St. Martin) 13th & 14th century Late Gothic
StMartiniBremen-01b.jpg
convent church St. John's 14th century originally Franciscan church, re-catholized in early 19th century
St-Johann HB.jpg
City hall 1405–1410; 1608–1612 altered in style of Weser Renaissance in Gothic state hip roof without decorated gables, all windows with pointed arches, already the twelve monumental sculptures
Bremen-rathaus.jpg
Cathedral only the Gothic chapels of visible brick
Bremen Dom Vierung Bibelgarten.JPG
Church of Our Lady since 1230 & about 1300 attics of the traverse roofs of the building otherwise outside showing stone
Unser Lieben Frauen Kirche 0027.JPG
St. Steven's Church (DE) alterations of the 13th century of brick: northern gable and the attic of the eastern gable (The souther gable after the destructions of WW. II was rebuilt as a free imitation.)
Bremen Stephani von NO.jpg
Spitzen Gebel (DE) about 1400 Bremen's last Gothic private house, large windows 1590; rebuilt 1948–1950
Spitzen Gebel.jpg
Bremen district of Arsten Village church St. John's (DE) in Arsten suburb, Obervieland
St.Johannes 2011.jpg
Northern borough of Bremen Blomendal House (DE: Burg/Haus Blomendal)[42] 1353 several alterations in Baroque, Rococo and Historism
BurgBlomendal.jpg
Bruchhausen-Vilsen St. Cyriacus Church (DE) brick late 13th cengtury Gotic enlargement (transept & choir) of a boulder building from c. 1200; masonry portals in the 16th century; gothic revival additions in 1883/1885
Vilsen Cyriakus Turm altes Südquerschiff.jpg
Bunde Reformed village church (DE) about 1200 and 1270/80 large parts Romanesque; west of Ems river, near the Dutch border
Bunde Kirche Nordseite.jpg
Cuxhaven Ritzebüttel Castle (DE) 14th century later extensions
Cuxhaven Schloss Ritzebuettel 2006-04-08 84.jpg
Dannenberg (Elbe) St. John's Church (DE) about 1385 predecessor 12th century; later alterations; 1812 loss of the choir
Church of Dannenberg7.jpg
Dörverden St. Cosmae und Damiani Brick 15th century eastern prolongation of a Romanesque nave
St. Cosmae und Damiani-Kirche in Dörverden IMG 9263.jpg
Dorum St.-Urbanus Church (DE) 1510 late Gothic hall choir at an older aisleless nave
Dorum Kirche.jpg
Drakenburg Johannis-der-Täufer-Kirche (Church of St. John Baptist) 14th–15th century choir younger than the nave
Sankt-Johannis-der-Täufer-Kirche in Drakenburg IMG 9090.jpg
Ebstorf Ebstorf Abbey 14th century Premonstratensian, later Benedictine monastery
Ebstorf, das Kloster, Bild 1 .jpg
Emden Große Kirche (Great Church) (DE) 14th–16th century older predecessor; after destruction in WW. II, for worship a simpler new church was built beside the old one. Later, the old building was rebuilt to house the Reformed Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek (DE)
Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek emden.jpg
Esens (East Frisia) St.-Aegydius Church (DE) in Stedesdorf
StAegidienStedesdorf.jpg
St. Nicholas Church (DE) in Werdum
St.-Nicolai-Kirche Werdum.jpg
Fürstenau Stift Börstel (DE) since mid 13th century former Cistercian convent
Stift-Börstel-f-Kreuzgang.JPG
Hagen im Bremischen Hagen Castle (DE: Burg zu Hagen) 1502–1507 Post of the Archbishops of Bremen
Burg zu Hagen 01-06-05.jpg
Hankensbüttel Isenhagen Monastery (DE) 1435 aisleless, flat ceiling; originally Cistercian convent, nowadays Lutheran convent
Isenhagen Kloster Kirche.jpg
Hanover Marktkirche (market church) 14th century
Hannover Marktkirche.jpg
Old Town Hall (DE) 1303, gable 1453/55 destroyed in WWII, main gable reconstructed in 1964
Oldtownhallhannover.JPG
Defensive towers 14th century Towers of the outer defensive line (DE)
Hannover Döhrener Turm 2006-09-17.jpg
Hinte reformed village church (DE) 15th century late Gothic with an older – Romanesque – bell house
HinteChurch.jpg
Groß Midlum Church (DE)
Groß Midlumer Kirche.jpg
Holtorf (incorporated to Schnackenburg) Village church 14th century nave in 1745 altered to a moderate Baroque
Church of Holtorf1.jpg
Hude Hude Monastery(DE) 13th century Now ruin
Kloster Hude1.jpg
Ihlow (Ostfriesland) Bangstede Church (DE) 13th century Romanesque/Gothic
ChurchBanfstede.JPG
Ochtelbur Church (DE) 13th century Romanesque/Gothic
ChurchOchtelbur.JPG
Riepe Church (DE) late Gothic
ChurchRiepe.JPG
Simonswolde Church (DE) 13th century Romanesque/Gothic
ChurchSimonswolde.JPG
St. Nicholas Church (DE) in Weene 13th century Romanesque/Gothic
ChurchWeene.JPG
Jemgum in Rheiderland Village church (DE) in Hatzum
ChurchHatzum.jpg
Holtgaste Church (DE) 13th century Begun in Romanesque style, choir Gothic
Kirche Holtgaste.jpg
Krummhörn Village church (DE) in Grimersum 13th century Romanesque/Gothic
ChurchGrimersum.jpg
Village church (DE) in Uttum 13th century nave Romanesque, tower Gothic
ChurchUttum.jpg
Leer (East Frisia) Harderwykenburg Circa 1450 Fortified house, whitewashed
Harderwykenburg.jpg
Lemwerder Kapelle am Deich (Chapel at the Dike) (DE) 1260
Kapelle am Deich Lemwerder.jpg
St-Gallus Church (DE) in Altenesch 13th century battlefield of the Stedingerwar
Altenesch St.-Gallus von NW256.JPG
Church of the Holy Cross (DE) in Bardewisch 1st half of 14th century Hall church with three parallel roofs
Bardewisch Kirche Chor v N347.JPG
Liebenau St.-Laurentius-Kirche 2nd half of 13th century rectangular choir of brick, nave successively of stone
St. Laurentiuskirche Liebenau IMG 0089.jpg
Lilienthal Abbey church St. Mary's[43] 1250–1262 early Gothic
Klosterkirche Lilienthal1.jpg
Lüchow St.-Johannis-Kirche early 15th century
Church of Luechow1.jpg
Lüchow Castle (DE) end 14th century in the 18th century farly demolished
Schloss Lüchow Mauerrest Turm Fundament rekonstruiert.jpg
Lüneburg St. Johannis (St. John) 1300–1370
St Michaelis Lüneburg cropped.jpg
Town hall 1st half to end 13th century
Lueneburg Rathaus Gothic.jpg
Michaeliskirche about 1375
St Michaelis Lüneburg.jpg
Nikolaikirche (St. Nicholas) 1407–1440
Nikolai.jpg
"Bell House" (Glockenhaus/-hof)[44] 1482 former arsenal
GLOCKENHOF LUE.jpg
Lüner Hof former dependency of Lüne Abbey
Auf dem Kauf 9 Lüneburg.jpg
Numerous civic houses Brömsehaus Lüneburg 001.JPG Haus in Lüneburg skillshare 2010 Apostoloff 092.JPG Lüneburg (DerHexer) 05.jpg Lüneburg - Am Sande 13 ies.jpg
Am Berge 5 Lüneburg.jpg
Lüne Abbey outside the city
LÜNE 50.jpg
Mariendrebber (SG Barnstorf) DE: St. Marien und Pankratius (Ss. Mary and Pancrace) 13th & 15th century only unilateral transept, various different Gothic vaults, outer appearance altered in the 19th century
Mariendrebber Kirche.jpg
Marienhafe Marienkirche (St. Mary) 13th century Formerly triple-naved church with 80-m tower doubling as landmark for shipping, in 1829 tower reduced and part of church demolished for financial reasons
Marienhafe Kirche St Marien.jpg
Neustadt am Rübenberge Our Dear Lady's Church(Liebfrauenkirche)[45] 13. Jh., Gothic 1502 Nave enlarged of brick; tower of stone, base older, top newer than the nave
Neustadt am Rü. Liebfrauen von O 2010 060.jpg
Nienburg (Weser) St. Martin's Church[46] 15th century Romanesque predecessor on stone, 13th century
St.Martin NienburgWeser rIMG 4961.jpg
Norden, East Frisia Ludgeri Church (DE) 15th century Choir, transept and separate belfry of an originally Romanesque building
Ludgerikirche-20070922.jpg
Oldenburg St. Gertrude Chapel (DE) 13th–15th century
Oldenburg Gertrudenkapelle SSO.JPG
Rastede St. Ulrich Church (DE) brick 15th century oldest parts, such as the crypt, since 1100
Kirche rastede.jpg
Rhauderfehn Village church (DE) in Backemoor 13th century nave Romanesque, tower Gothic
ChurchBackemoor.JPG
Rhede, Lower Saxony Old village church 13th – 15th century west of Ems river
Rhede (Ems) malnova kirko a.JPG
Rodewald St.-Aegidien-Kirche (St. Gill) 13th century restoration after fire of the steeple in the 19th century
St.Aegidien-Kirche Rodewald IMG 3799.jpg
St.-Johannis-Kirche about 1330
St.Johannis Rodewald IMG 3794.jpg
Schmalförden, part of Ehrenburg St. Nicholas Church (DE) 3rd fourth 13th century tower 1755, masonry
Schmalförden Kirche von SO 14h00.JPG
Stade St. Wilhadi (DE) 14th century hall church
St. Wilhadi, facade.jpg
Stolzenau Schinna Monastery (DE) 13th/14th century in the 16th century convent buildings altered to farm buildings, Gothic church substituted by a half timbered church
Kloster Schinna Kreuzgang.jpg
Stuhr St.-Pankratius-Kirche 13th century built in 3 phases, aisleless
Stuhr Pankratius von SO729.jpg
Heiligenrode Abbey Church (DE) about 1300 aisleless
Heiligenrode Klosterkirche von SO739.jpg
Uelzen St-Mary Church (DE) 13.-14. Jh.
Uelzen - St. Marien-Kirche, Turm.jpg
Verden Cathedral 1290–1323 and 1473–1490 Romanesque predecessor from 12th century
Verden Dom von Sued.jpg
Walsrode Chapel of Walsrode Abbey 1483 Reconstruction after a fire caused by a lightning in 1482 no photo of the
chapel available
Wiefelstede St. John's Church (DE) 15th century upper parts of choir and western tower and the whole separate bell tower; other parts Romanesque of boulders since 1200
RhodokircheWiefelstede.jpg
Wienhausen Wienhausen Abbey 13th and 14th century Cistercian nunnery
Wienhausen Kloster Fassade 11.JPG
Wildeshausen Town hall 13th–15th century
Altes Rathaus in Wildeshausen.JPG
Wirdum, East Frisia Village church 14th century
Wirdum Kirche Südseite von O567.JPG

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North Rhine-Westphalia[edit]

In North Rhine-Westphalia, Brick Gothic is concentrated west of the Rhine north of Cologne (Köln) and in western Münsterland. The regional style, including the colour of the bricks (very dark or very pale, but almost never red), is very similar to neighbouring regions of the Netherlands – where most historical churches have been displaced by Gothic Revival buildings.

Geldern • Goch
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Bergheim Aachener Tor (Aachen Gate) (DE)
Aachener Tor.jpg
Geretzhoven Castle (DE) 14th century interior relaunch in the 1920s
incorporated village of Gesch:
Ss. Cosmas and Damian Church (DE)
1493 + 1553
  • partly several layers of bricks alternant with a layer of stone
  • enlarged 1553 in Gothic and in 1887 in Gothic revival style.
Glesch Pfarrkirche 05.jpg
incorporated village of Niederaußem:
Church of St. Johann Baptist (DE)
oldest parts Romanesque, Gothic enlargement in the 16th century, now a pseudo-basilica with three parallel ridges
Fenster St.Joh.Baptist Niederaußem.JPG
incorporated village of Pfaffendorf:
St-Pancrace-Church (DE)
1505 Gothic enlargement of an older church, 1860 Gothic Revival alterations
Paffendorf Kirche.JPG
Paffendorf Castle (DE) 1531–1546 enlarged in 1745–1753, Gothic Revival alterations in 1861–1865
SchlossPaffendorf.jpg
incorporated village of Quadrath:
St-Laurence Church (DE)
1532–1535 later enlargements
Quadrath-Ichendorf St. Laurentius 03.jpg
incorporated village of Thorr:
"Römerturm" ("Roman Tower") (DE)
about 1500 relic of the old parish church
Roemerturm2.jpg
Bocholt St.-Agnes Chapel[47] before 1447
  • bombed in WWII, rebuilt in 1953
  • was temporarily the church of the evangelical parish
Bocholt Agneskapelle1.JPG
Borken Abbey church St Mary (DE) 13th–15th century restored in the 17th century; originally Cistercian, still an abbey
St. Marien Burlo.jpg
Brüggen Brüggen Castle Altered
BurgBrüggen.JPG
Dülmen Lüdinghauser Tor (gate) (DE)
Dülmen, Lüdinghauser Tor -- 2014 -- 3333.jpg
Emmerich St. Martini (DE)
St. Martini (Kirche) - Emmerich am Rhein.jpg
Erkelenz St.-Lambert Church (DE) tower
Erkelenz St. Lambertus Turm Gesamt.jpg
Erkenlenz Castle (DE) Guelders fortification
Burgmauer.jpg
Gaesdonck (DE) Church of the seven Pains of St Mary (DE)
Collegium-Augustinianum-Gaesdonck-77.JPG
Geilenkirchen Trips Castle (DE) 15th century
Burg trips.jpg
Holy Cross Church in Süggerath (DE)
Pfarrkirche in Süggerath.jpg
Geldern St. Mary Magdalene (DE), hall church
Geldern.jpg
Haag Castle (DE)
SchlossHaag02.jpg
Tower of Langendonk Castle (DE) ruin
Geldern Aengenesch - Haus Langendonk 01 ies.jpg
Walbeck Castle (DE)
Schloss walbeck.jpg
St.-Nicholas Church in Walbeck[48] 15th century
Goch St. Mary Magdalene Church (DE) new tower (moderately modern) after a recent collaps
St. Maria Magdalena (Goch)5.JPG
St. Johns's Convent (DE)
StBuechGoch.jpg
Haus zu den fünf Ringen (House of the Five Rings) (DE)
Goch, Haus zu den Fünf Ringen, 2012-05 CN-01.jpg
Steintor (Stonegate) (DE)
Goch - Steintor 01 ies.jpg
Graefenthal Monastery (DE)
Kloster Graefenthal (12).JPG
Grefrath Uda Castle (DE) only one tower is still upright
Burg Uda.jpg
Haltern am See Siebenteufelsturm (Seven Devils' Tower) 1502 part of the defensive wall
Haltern am See, Siebenteufelsturm -- 2013 -- 0205.jpg
Sythen Castle (DE) 1330 only the chapel building[49] (chapel in the grund flour) Gothic, later alterations
Haltern Schloss Sythen 2.jpg
Kalkar St. Nicolai 15th century only partly brick, hall church
Kalkar Nicolai.JPG
Kamp-Lintfort Kamp Abbey, late Gothic, hall church
Kloster Kamp - Abteikirche - 2010.jpg
Eyll Church of St. Mary's Ascention.[50]
Kirche in Eyll - geograph.org.uk - 8815.jpg
Kerken St.-Dionysos Church[51]
in Nieukerk,
1421–1453 much enlarged in Gothic style
St. Peter und Paul[52]
in Aldekerk
basically early 15th century several changes in 1863 to 1880 in Gothic revival style
Kleve Unterstadtkirche of St-Mary's Conception (DE) hall church with two naves
Unterstadtkirche St. Mariä Empfängnis (Kleve).jpg
Stiftskirche St-Mary's Assumption (DE)
St mariae kleve.JPG
Krefeld Linn Castle (DE) Romanesque & Gothic
NRW, Krefeld - Burg Linn 02.jpg
Linnich St. Martinus Church (DE) brick nave, older Romanesque stone tower
Pfarrkirche st martinus linnich germany.jpg
Lüdinghausen Chapel of Vischering Castle 1495 outside the castle, which was rebuilt in Renaissance style after a fire in 1521
Burg Vischering, Georgskapelle (3).jpg
near Hamminkeln Marienthal Abbey (DE)
Hamminkeln Klosterkirche Marienthal von SO.jpg
Nettetal Bocholt Castle (DE)
Nettetal-Lobberich Denkmal-Nr. 21, Bocholt 14 (2361).jpg
Rahden Rahden Castle (DE) 1310–1320 since winter 1878/1879 in ruins
Burg-rahden1.jpg
Straelen Ss.-Peter-and-Paul Church (DE) hall church
Straelen St. Peter und Paul.jpg
Wachtendonk St. Michael Church[53] since 1360 or 1380
Wegberg St. Peter und Paul (DE) 1856/57 enlarged in Gothic Revival style, northern aisle added
Wegberg, Pfarrkirche St. Peter und Paul mit ehem. Kreuzherrenkloster.jpg
Zülpich Zülpich Castle since 1369 Electoral Cologne sovereign castle,
predecessors since Roman antiquity,
various demolitions and reconstructions
Landesburg Zülpich.jpg

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Baden-Württemberg[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Ulm Ulm Minster 1377–1543, 1844–1890 large brick walls among dominant sandstone masonry;
upper section of the western tower, flying buttresses and small towers added in the 19th century
Ulm Münster 11.JPG
St. Valentine's Chapel (DE)) 1458
Ulm Valentinskapelle Westfassade.jpg
Town hall (DE: Rathaus) 1370–1578 walls almost totally built of brick, but plastered and covered with famous frescos; gables and even eaves crowned by tracery of cubic bricks and terracotta
Ulm 2010 002.jpg
House no.3 Schwörhausgasse 1430/1431 today washed
Ulm Schwörhausgasse 3 871.JPG
Slanting House (DE: Schiefes Haus) 13./14. Jh. northern gable washed brick, other walls half timbered
Ulm Schiefes Haus Nordgiebel870.JPG
Arsenal (DE: Zeughaus) Gothic wing 1522 in ruins since WW. II, walls today washed, predominantly brick
Ulm Zeughaus 1522-2.jpg
City wall with gate towers Ulm, 2013-04-17, 105.jpg Ulm 2010 054.jpg
  • Gänseturm (Geese Tower) (DE), 1360, brick 1495
  • Metzgerturm (Butchers' Tower) (DE), 1340
  • Zundeltor (a Gate) with the Soul Tower (DE: Seelturm)
Ulm, Stadtbefestigung, Zundeltor mit Seelturm-20130417-001.jpg

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Bavaria[edit]

Augsburg • Landshut • Munich (München) • Nuremberg (Nürnberg)
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Augsburg Augsburg Cathedral brick since 1331 present building since 995, partly built of Roman wallstones; "Romanesque" enhancement of the towers as late as 1487 and 1560, after the Late Gothic eastern choir; until early 20th century building generally plastered
Augsburger Dom Panorama von SW.jpg
Discalceds' Church (DE: Barfüßerkirche) 1407–1411
  • Romanesque precedent destroyed by fire in 1398
  • after WW. II only eastern part rebuilt
  • some windows altered to Baroque
Augsburg Barfüßerkirche 2013 by Mattes (18).jpg
James's Gate (DE: Jakobertor) 14th century
Jakobertor feb 2009.jpg
Birds Gate (DE: Vogeltor) 1445
Augsburg, Vogeltor, 002.jpg
Further buildings of the urban fortifications
Augsburg Blick durch das Rote Tor auf das Vortor.jpg
Augsb Fuenfgratturm incl umstr Aufgang.jpg
Dingolfing St. John's Church (DE: St. Johannes 1467–1502
Stadtpfarrkirche St. Johannes (Dingolfing).JPG
Herzogsburg (Duke's Castle)
  • painted but not plastered
  • sophisticated tracery of shaped bricks
Herzogsburg in Dingolfing.jpg
Donauwörth Our Dear Lady's Minster (DE: Liebfrauenmünster) 1444–1467 Nave nowadays outside plastered, 1577–1607 Lutheran
Donauwörth, Münster zu Unserer Lieben Frau, 002.jpg
Eggenfelden St. Nicholas and St. Steven (DE) 15th century Stepped hall
Pfarrkirche Eggenfelden 2.JPG
Erding St. John's Church(DE) end 14th century–1420 nave visible brick, tower plastered
Erding, Stadtpfarrkirche St.Johannes (03).JPG
Friedberg Fortifications since 1409 built as a Bavarian border stronghold
Friedberg Stadtmauer.jpg
Günzburg Reisensburg Castle (DE) since 12th century donjon from Romanesque and Early Gothic ages
Reisensburg von O 837.JPG
Ingolstadt Our Lovely Dear Lady's Minster (DE: Münster Zur Schönen Unserer Lieben Frau) 1425–1525
Muenster IN Scherbelberg.JPG
City gates
Kreuztor Ingoldstadt.jpg
Münzbergtor stadtseitig.JPG
Kaufbeuren St. Martin's Church (DE) Chor 1438–1443 rebuilt from a Romanesque basilica
Kaufbeuren - St. Martin Außen (11).JPG
Blasiusturm (tower) 1420 urban fortification tower at (DE: Blasiuskirche)
Kaufbeuren, Blasiuskirche.JPG
Kempten (Allgäu) urban fortification tower on Castel Hill (DE: Burghalde) 1488
Wärterhaus mit Turm auf der Burghalde in Kempten.jpg
Landau an der Isar Kastenhof (Case Court) 15th–16th century Relic of a ducal palace; alterations in 19th and 20th centuries, whitewashed; nowadays archeological muesum
Archäologiemuseum Landau.JPG
Landshut St. Martin's Church 1385–1500
Landshut St Martin Choir Northern Aisle Outer Wall.jpg
St. Judok's Church (DE: St. Jodok) about 1350–1450
Freyung 592 St. Jodok Landshut-1.jpg
Church of the Holy Ghost (DE: Heiliggeistkirche) 1407–1461 nowadays used as exposition hall
Iglesia del Espíritu Santo, Landshut, Alemania, 2012-05-27, DD 03.JPG
Trausnitz Castle 1150–1503 (late) Romanesque and Gothic; later alterations and buildings (Renaissance and Neo-Renaissance) no more in visible brick
Burg Trausnitz, Landshut --- Wittelsbacher Turm (8005659421).jpg
City fortifications
Alte Bergstr. Burghauser Tor Landshut-3.jpg
  • Burghauser Tor
  • Ländtor
  • 3 more towers
Laendtor Landshut.jpg
Moosburg St. Kastulus Church (DE) Choir 1468 Late Gothic brick choir at a Romanesque nave (plastered but also built of brick) of 12th century
Moosburg, Johannis- und Kastuluskirche 1.jpeg
Munich (München) Frauenkirche 1468–1488 one of the two largest hall churchs and two or three second largest Gothic brick churches of the world (volume between 185,000 m³ and 190,000 m³)
Frauenkirche from Town Hall.JPG
Augustinerkirche 13th, 14th & 15th century 1618 baroquified
NeuhauserStr2 Augustinerkirche Muenchen-01.jpg
Kreuzkirche consecrated 1485 originally graveyard church of St. Peter's Church, 1620 baroquified, 1814 re-gothified
KreuzkircheMünchen.JPG
Salvatorkirche consecrated 1494 originally graveyard church of Frauenkirche, since 1828 Greek Orthodox Church; after temporary baroquification re gothified
Salvatorkirche Munich I.jpg
Lion's Tower (DE: Löwenturm) fortified domicile
Löwenturm 1.jpg
Isartor 1337 originally only one tower, then surroundging fortress, in 19th century dismantled except of the towers, but afterwards restored; central tower washed, surrounding parts plastered
Isartor - Una de las puertas de Munich - panoramio.jpg
Sendlinger Tor about 1300 alterations in 19th and early 20th century, loss of the central tower
Munich - Sendlinger Tor from Sendlinger-Tor-Platz.jpg
Neuötting St. Nicholas CHurch (DE) 1410–1511 Tower 1623, plastered
Pfarrkirche Neuötting.JPG
Nuremberg (Nürnberg) Nuremberg Castle
Burgkapelle Nürnberg3.JPG
Parts of several buildings
Nürnberger Burg GO-5.jpg
Two towers of the older defensive walls mid 13th century
Nürnberg (9532616520) (3).jpg
  • Weißer Turm (White Tower)
  • Schuldturm (Debtors' Tower), upper storeys
Nuremberg - Schuldturm 2011 (aka).jpg
Oberwittelsbach (part of Aichach) Mary Virgin Church (DE) 1418 & 16th century Baroque alterations in the 17th century
Kirche Beatae Mariae Virginis Oberwittelsbach.jpg
Pfaffenhofen
an der Ilm
Debitors Tower (Pfänderturm) about 1400[54] last surviving tower of the urban fortifications
Pfänderturm.JPG
Pfarrkirchen Sankt Simon und Judas Thaddäus 13th–15th–20th century Late Gothic church with older predecessors, enlarged in modern style in 1971/1972
Pfarrkirchen - Gartlberg - Pfarrkirchen - Stadtpfarrkirche 03.JPG
Schrobenhausen Town fortifications (DE) about 1440 mostly washed brick; 12 towers
Schrobenhausen, Pechlerturm 1.jpeg
St.-Ursula-Church in the incorporated village of Mühlried 13th/14th century whitewashed brick
Mühlenried St Ursula Schiff v SO792.JPG
Straubing St. James' Church (DE: St. Jakob) 1400–1512
Basilika St. Jakob in Straubing.jpg
Carmelite Church (DE) 1368–1430 1700–1755 altered to Baroque style
Karmeliten-Kloster und Kirche, Hl. Geist.JPG
Wasserburg am Inn St. James (St. Jakob) 15. Jh. only the nave of brick
St.Jakob Wasserburg am Inn 001.JPG
Wörishofen Spa St. Justinia parish Church tower 1519/20 tower of the elsewhere plastered church
Bad Wörishofen, Pfarrkirche St. Justina - Turm (2015-08-28 2956 Sp).JPG

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Italy[edit]

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Emilia-Romagna[edit]

Bologna • Piacenza • Rimini
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Bazzano (Valsamoggia) Rocca dei Bentivoglio[55][56] (IT)
Torre della rocca dei Bentivoglio.JPG
Bologna Basilica of San Francesco 1236–1263
6048 - Bologna - San Francesco - Facciata - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 9-Feb-2008.jpg
Chiostro di San Francesco - panoramio.jpg
Basilica of San Giacomo Maggiore
Bologna, san giacomo maggiore, facciata.JPG
San Giacomo Maggiore (Bologna) Apse and campanile.jpg
Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi
BO-chiesadeiservi.jpg
San Martino
San martino maggiore, bologna 01.JPG
San Petronio Basilica
San petronio, fianco destro 02.JPG
The world's largest Gothic brick church (volume about 260,000 m³)
1107 - Bologna - Facciata di San Petronio - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 9-Feb-2008.jpg
Palazzo d'Accursio the city hall
Bologna - Palazzo d'Accursio - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto 5-3-2005 2.jpg
Palazzo della Mercanzia (IT) a guild hall
Bologna, Loggia ei Mercanti 01.JPG
Busseto, (PA) Collegiata di San Bartolomeo Apostolo
Busseto - Chiesa Collegiata di San Bartolomeo 08.JPG
Chiesa e convento di Santa Maria degli Angeli
Busseto - Santa Maria degli Angeli 08.JPG
Busseto - Santa Maria degli Angeli 01.JPG
Castell'Arquato Rocca Viscontea Castle(IT), Castle mainly bricks
Castell'Arquato8.jpg
Cento Castle La Rocca di Cento, 13th–15th century[57] Gothic & Renaissance
La Rocca Cento, Fe 01.JPG
Cesena Cesena Cathedral on the border of Romanesque and Gothic styles
Facciata del Duomo di San Giovanni Battista.jpg
Cotignola, (RV) Church of San Francesco,[58] 15th century
Cotignolasanfrancesco.png
Ferrara Sant'Antonio in Polesine, (IT)
129FerraraSAntonioInPolesine.JPG
Imola Church of San Domenico[59] (IT)
Mirandola, Italy (MO) church of Gesù and San Francesco a Mirandola,[60][61] damaged by the earthquakes of 2012
Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi Mirandola.JPG
Modena San Francesco Parish Church[62] 1244–1445
Chiesa di San Francesco (Modena).jpg
Parma San Francesco del Prato 13th–16th centuries
San Francesco del Prato di Parma.jpg
North of Parma Certosa di Paradigna (IT/DE) 1298–1385
Certosa Paradigna.jpg
Piacenza Palazzo Comunale
I-PC-Piacenza14.JPG
Basilica of Sant'Antonino
Sant'Antonino Piacenza.JPG
San Francesco Church[63]
I-PC-Piacenza20.JPG
San Giovanni in Canale[64]
Basilica Chiesa di Sant Giovanni in Canale 1, Piacenza (14238707978).jpg
Castel San Giovanni Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista[65]
I-PC-Castel San Giovanni2.JPG
Ravenna Campanile of the Church of San Michele in Africisco,[66] Church of 6th century, tower of 14th/15th century
San Michele in Africisco Ravenna.JPG
Reggio Emilia (IT)
Reggio emilia posta.jpg
Rimini Church of Sant'Agostino (IT)
Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, Rimini Italy.JPG
Palazzo dell'Arengo (IT)
Rimini Palazzo dell'Arengo.JPG
Palazzo del Podestà
Palazzo del Podestà, Rimini Italy.JPG
Valconasso La Chiesa dell'Annunciazione di Valconasso[67] 1st half of 14th century
Vignola Rocca di Vignola (IT) 12th–15th centuries
Rocca di Vignola - Esterno.jpg
Vigolzone Castello di Grazzano Visconti 1395
Grazzano Visconti.jpg

Liguria[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Genoa San Matteo 12th–16th century Cloister beside the church
Genova, s. matteo, chiostro del 1308, 05.JPG

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Lombardy[edit]

Cremona • Lodi • Mantua (Mantova) • Milan(o) • Monza • Pavia
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Abbiategrasso (MI) Visconti Castle (IT)
Abbiategrasso-castello visconteo1.jpg
Brescia Chiesa di Sant'Agostino (IT)
Sant'agostino brescia facciata.jpg
Carpiano (CR) Saint Martin's Church (IT)
Chiesa Carpiano.jpg
Crema (CR) Duomo di Crema
CremaDuomo.JPG
Cremona San Michele Vetere
Chiesa S Michele Cremona.jpg
Loggia dei Militi
Cremona- La Loggia dei Militi.jpg
Palazzo Cittanova (IT)
Palazzo Cittanova.JPG
Cusago (CR) Abbazia Santa Maria Rossa (IT)
Lentate sul Seveso (MB) Oratorio di Santo Stefano (IT)
Lentate sul Seveso, Oratorio di Santo Stefano 003.JPG
Lodi Chiesa di Sant Agnese (IT)
Lodi - chiesa di Sant’Agnese - facciata.jpg
Duomo, Romanesque/Gothic
Lodi duomo.JPG
Chiesa di San Francesco (IT)
Lodi, San Francesco 001.JPG
Mantua (Mantova) San Francesco
Lodi Piazza Ospitale 01.JPG
Ducal palace
Mantua2 BMK.jpg
Milan (Milano) Abbazia di Chiaravalle
Abbazia-di-Chiaravalle-chiostro-00.jpg
Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio late Antiquity/Romanesque/early Gothic
Milan - Saint Ambroise - Intérieur.jpg
Basilica of Sant'Eustorgio
Side view of Saint Eustorgius Church in Milan.jpg
Church of San Cristoforo sul Naviglio Late Gothic
San cristoforo facciata.jpg
San Marco, Milan
Chiesa di San Marco - Milano.JPG
Santa Maria Assunta di Crescenzago[68]
Santa Maria del Carmine
Santa Maria del Carmine, Milano VIII 2014.jpg
Palazzo Borromeo
1675 - Milano - Palazzo Borromeo - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto - 18-May-2007.jpg
Sforza Castle Some parts, espacially Filarete Tower, are rather 19th century reconstructions than original.
Castello Sforzesco009.JPG
Monza San Maria in Strada
Santa Maria Strada Monza.jpg
Duomo di Monza
Duomo di monza.jpg
only façade of stone
MB-Monza-Duomo-visto-da-via-Lambro.jpg
Pandino (CR) Pandino Castle (IT)
Il Castello di Pandino.JPG
Pavia Santa Maria del Carmine
Santa maria del carmine.jpg
Convento dei Francescani (former Franciscan convent)[68]
Pavia Chiesa di San Francesco.jpg
Pozzuolo Martesana (MI) Chiesa di San Francesco (IT)
3857PozzuoloMartesanaSFrancesco.JPG
San Giuliano Milanese Abbazia dei Santi Pietro e Paolo in Viboldone
2039 - Milano - Abbazia di Viboldone - Interno - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 31-Oct-2009.jpg
Viboldone.jpg
Sant'Angelo Lodigiano Castello Morando Bolognini (IT)
Sant’Angelo Lodigiano , il Castello.jpg
Siziano (PV) Abbazia di Campomorto[68]
Solaro (MI) Oratorio dei Santi Ambrogio e Caterina[68]

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Piedmont[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Alba Chiesa di San Domenico[69] 13th/14th centuries
Alba-chiesa san domenico.jpg
Asti Cathedral of St-Mary's Assumption
IL DUOMO . Asti.jpg
Santa Maria di Viatosto (IT) 15th century Romanesque & Gothic
Santa Maria Ausiliatrice Asti 01.jpg
Rossana Santa Maria Assunta[70][71] 14th century
Saluzzo Saluzzo Cathedral (IT)
Duomo di Saluzzo Maria Vergine Assunta.jpg
Vercelli Basilica di Sant'Andrea Romanesque/Gothic mixture, façade of stone
Sant'Andrea-Vercelli-FacciataDestra.jpg

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Tuscany[edit]

Montepulciano • Pisa • San Gimigniano • Siena
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Grosseto Campanile of the Cathedral 15th century later alterations of the windows
715GrossetoDuomo.JPG
Lucca Casa Barletti-Baroni 13th century
Casa barletti-baroni, 13th century 02.JPG
Guinigi Tower and Palace 14th century
Torre guinigi 04.JPG
Montepulciano San Francesco Church (IT) 13th–16th centuries Franciscan abbey church
997Z MontepulcianoSFrancesco.JPG
Palazzo Neri Orselli (IT) 14th century
997T MontepulcianoMuseoCivico.JPG
"Pulcinella" clock tower
3017MontepulcianoTorrePulcinella.JPG
Piombino Sant'Antimo (IT) 1284–1289
Sant'Antimo, altare.JPG
Casa delle Bifore (IT) 1284–1289 upper storeys mainly of brick
Casa delle Bifore.jpg
Pisa Palazzo Agostini (IT) 15th century
Palazzo Agostini, Pisa.jpg
Palazzo Vecchio de’ Medici since 11th century alterations to Renaissance, then in the 19th century re-(?)gothified
538PisaPalazzoMedici.JPG
Palazzo Poschi (IT) 15th century
Palazzo Poschi 01.JPG
Torre Lanfreducci (IT) 12th & 14th century
Torre Lanfreducci 01.JPG
Pistoia Ancient Bishops' Palace (IT) 12th–13th century prossibly originally plastered
Palazzo dei Vescovi.JPG
San Gimignano Palazzo Comunale 1323
724GimignanoPalPopolo.JPG
Sant'Agostino Church 13th century
3190SanGimignanoSAgostino.JPG
Old Palace of the Podestà (IT) rebuilt in 1239, enlarged in 1337
San gimignano piazza duomo 06 torre.JPG
various private palazzi
  1. Palazzo della Cancelleria
  2. Palazzo Razzi (IT)
  3. Palazzo Tinacci
  4. Palazzo Tortoli (IT)

(1)Palazzo della Cancelleria o dei Marsili - San Gimignano.jpg (2)Casa salvestrini e palazzo razzi, san Gimignano.jpg

(3)
737GimignanoPalTinacci.JPG
(4)
San gimignano piazza della cisterna 10 torre.JPG
Siena Basilica of San Domenico
686SienaSDomenico.JPG
Basilica of San Francesco
447SienaSFrancesco.JPG
Palazzo Pubblico
City Hall Siena Italy.jpg
Palazzo Sansedoni 1330 seat of Monte dei Pasci Foundation
Palazzo Sansedoni Siena.jpg
various private palazzi
628SienaPinacoteca.JPG
Porta Tufi 1325–1326
Porta Tufi 01.JPG

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Veneto and Venezia Giulia[edit]

Venice (Venezia) • Verona
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Isola della Scala Torre scaligera 13th century in some parts mixed with stones
Torre Scaligera Isola della Scala.jpg
Montagnana Duomo di Santa Maria Assunta (IT) 1431–1502 with Renaissance additions
I-PD-Montagnana05.JPG
Town wall[72] Well preserved circle, some parts of brick, others of stone
Montagnana 18 (8187048601).jpg
Padua Basilica of Saint Anthony
Sant'Antonio (Padua) - Facade.jpg
Cappella degli Scrovegni
La Cappella degli Scrovegni.JPG
Pordenone Cathedral of St. Mark (Duomo) (IT)
Pordenone-Duomo di San Marco.jpg
Town hall
Pordenone-Municipio.JPG
Portogruaro Town hall (IT)
Portogruaro Piazza della Repubblica 01.JPG
Venice Ca' Foscari main façade of stone
Ca' Foscari 01.jpg
Sant'Elena
Church Sant'Elena (Venice) Facade.jpg
Santi Giovanni
Interior of Santi Giovanni e Paolo (Venice).jpg
San Gregorio
San Gregorio (Venise).jpg
Madonna dell'Orto
Madonna dell'Orto.jpg
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Basilica di Santa Maria dei Frari - Venezia.jpg
Verona Sant'Anastasia Church
Basilica di Santa Anastasia (Verona) - Facciata.jpg
Juliet's House (IT)
Balcone della casa di Giulietta.jpg
Chiesa di San Tomaso[73] 1351, 1484
San Tommaso Cantuariense, Ponte Nuovo (Verona).jpg
Chiesa San Fermo Maggiore[74] 10–11, gotico 14
630VeronaSFermo.JPG
Santi Nazaro e Celso[75] 14th
San Nazaro Verona.JPG
Sant'Eufemia,Church[76] 1275–1450
Santa Eufemia facade.jpg
San Bernardino Church[77] 15th century
EsternoSanBernardinoVerona.JPG
Chiesa di San Pietro Martire (IT)[78] 1283
San Pietro Martire a Verona.jpg
Domus Mercatorum[79] 1301
Domus Mercatorum.jpg
Vicenza Palazzo Thiene only western wing
PalazzoThiene20070705-01.jpg
Villafranca di Verona Castello Scaligero (IT) 13th century tower and some other parts
CastelloVillafranca2.jpg

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Latvia[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Riga Cathedral 13th century
Rīgas doms.jpg
St. Peter 13th to 15th century
Peterskyrkan Riga.JPG
St James 13th century
St. Jacob's Cathedral, Riga.jpg
St. John 15th century formerly Dominican
St. John's Church - Riga - 2.jpg
House of the Blackheads late 14th century onwards Destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in 1995
Riga Schwarhaeupterhaus Totale.jpg
The oldest of the Three Brothers late 15th century
Riga Old Town part2.JPG
Turaida Castle 14th century
Turaidas-pils.jpg

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Lithuania[edit]

Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Vilnius St. Anne's 1495–1500 exceptional use of Late Gothic Flamboyant style
Vilnius Šv. Onos St. Anna.jpg
St. Francis 15th century and later repairs Belarusian type of Gothic
Bernardine.jpg
St. Nicholas Late 14th century oldest surviving Latin church building in Lithuania
Mikalojus Church.jpg
Gediminas Tower and Upper Castle Early 15th century, many later alterations built by Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas
Gediminas Tower in Vilnius (cropped).jpg
Kaunas Cathedral since 1408 basilica, the largest Gothic church in Lithuania
Kauno arkikatedra bokstas 2006-06-03.JPG
Castle since mid-14th century oldest brick castle in Lithuania
Kauno pilis. Kaunas Castle.2006-06-11.jpg
St. Gertrude 15th century? Belarusian type of Gothic
Gertrude's in Kaunas.jpg
Church of The Accession of The Holy Virgin about 1400 former Franciscan, Latin cross footplan
Vytautas church.jpg
House of Perkūnas late 15th century the other example of exceptional brick Flamboyant style
Perkuno namas 2006-06-30.jpg
Kėdainiai St. George Church (PL) 1403 various reconstractions
Kėdainių Šv. Jurgio bažnyčia2.jpg
Medininkai Castle 13th century The only surviving enclosure type castle and the largest in Lithuania
Medininkų pilis iš dangaus - www.aerialmedia.tv 03.jpg
Trakai Island Castle 14th – early 15th century built by Grand Dukes of Lithuania Kęstutis and Vytautas.
Le château de Trakai (Lituanie).jpg
Peninsula Castle Late 14th century and later repairs built by Grand Duke of Lithuania Kęstutis
N trakai 1pilis.JPG
Zapyškis St. John The Baptist church between 1530 & 1578 the only surviving rural Gothic church in Lithuania, Belarusian type of Gothic
Zapyshkis church, Lithuania 2013-08-30 - from NE.jpg

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Netherlands[edit]

Amersfoort • Amsterdam • Delft • Gennep • Haarlem • The Hague (Den Haag) • Harderwijk • Kampen • Leiden • Zutphen • Zwolle
Place Building Time of construction Notes Picture
Aardenburg
(Zeeuws-Vlaanderen)
Sint-Bavokerk (NL) Scheldt Gothic
Aardenburg - Sint-Baafskerk 4.jpg
Amersfoort Sint-Joriskerk (NL)
2006-04-14 17.08 Amersfoort kerk.JPG
Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren
Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren.jpg
Pakhuis (ancient warehouse)
Amersfoort Breestraat 76.JPG
Amsterdam Oude Kerk brick and stone
Okerk2.jpg
Agnietenkapel (NL)
Agnietenkapel.jpg
Nieuwe Kerk western nave and other parts
Amsterdam (NL), De Nieuwe Kerk -- 2015 -- 7192.jpg
Appingedam Nicolaïkerk 15th century predecessor 1225
InZicht Appingedam 018.JPG
Arnhem Waalse kerk = Agnietenkapel (NL) 15th century
Agnietenkapel-Arnhem.JPG
Barneveld Oude Kerk (NL) 12th or 13th century Romanesque & Gothic
Barneveld kerk.JPG
Bedum Walfriduskerk (NL) slanting Romanesque stone tower
Bedum - Walfriduskerk - voor rechts.jpg
Bergen op Zoom Gevangenpoort (NL) 14th century
Bergen op zoom 008.jpg
Breda Sint-Joostkapel (NL)
P1030328 copySint-Joostkapel Breda.jpg
Waalse kerk (NL) 1440
Breda Catharinastraat 83.jpg
Broek in Waterland Reformed St-Nicholas Church (NL) 15th century hall church with two naves, restored in 1585 and 1639 after fires
N.H. kerk Broek in Waterland.JPG
Delft Oude Kerk 1246 slanting tower
Delft1.jpg
Nieuwe Kerk 1353 upper storeys of the tower in tuff, clerestory of the choir mixed
InZicht Delft 039.JPG
Chapel St-Hippolyte(NL) 1400
Hippolytuskapel delft.jpg
St-Joris Chapel/Lutheran Church (NL) 2nd half of 15th century
Lutherse kerk in Delft.jpg
St-Barbara Monastery (NL) 1405
Blindtraceringen noord-gevel van de zuid vleugel - Delft - 20050436 - RCE.jpg
Beguinage (NL) Gothic portal, most buildings newer
Delft - Bagijnhofpoort Oude Delft.jpg
Private house 104 Molslaan (NL)
Molslaan 104 Delft.JPG
Eastern Gate
Delft, Oosterpoort 2009-05-22 11.12.JPG
St-Hubert's Tower (NL) 1st quarter of 16th century
Huybrechtstoren delft 2.JPG
Deurne
(Noord-Brabant)
"Small Castle"(NL)
Klein Kasteel Deurne - vooraanzicht.jpg
Deventer Lebuïnuskerk brick and stone
Lebuinuskerk2011a.JPG
Broederenkerk (NL)
Broederenkerk Deventer (2).jpg
Doesburg Martinikerk 15th century
20150410 Grote- of Martinikerk Doesburg.jpg
Doetinchem Sint Catharinakerk (NL) 1200 ff. partly brick, partly tufa, partly mixed ("ham & bacon")
Overzicht van de noordoost kant van de kerk - Doetinchem - 20429372 - RCE.jpg
Dordrecht Grote Kerk
Dordrecht Grote Kerk 4.JPG
Edam Grote Kerk (NL)
Edam Grote of Sint-Nicolaaskerk.jpg
Ede Oude Kerk (NL)
2007-02-03 11.14 Ede, kerk in het centrum foto1.JPG
Eindhoven Mariënhage Abbey(NL)
Zuid-gevel - Eindhoven - 20068433 - RCE.jpg
Enkhuizen Westerkerk Mariënhage partly belts of stone
Westerkerk Enkhuizen Zuidkant 20081227.jpg
Zuiderkerk (NL) partly belts of stone
Overzicht van de kerk gezien vanaf de oostzijde - Enkhuizen - 20420488 - RCE.jpg
Gennep Kasteel Heijen Gothic & Renaissance
Overzicht van de achterzijde van het hoofdgebouw met poorttoren en trapgevel - Heijen - 20381517 - RCE.jpg
Kapel van St. Antonius Abt (Ven-Zelderheide)
Exterieur vanuit het zuid-oosten - Ven, 't - 20240825 - RCE.jpg
Molenstraat 11
Gennep Rijksmonument 470319 Molenstraat 11.JPG
Geertruidenberg Geertruidskerk (NL) 1315–1539
Geertruidskerk.jpg
Goes Grote Kerk (NL) brick & stone
Maria Magdalenakerk Goes.jpg
Town hall(NL) 15th, 16th & 18th centuries
Gemeentehuis goes.jpg
Gouda Sint Janskerk only parts of brick
St.Janskerk.jpg
Grave (Maas) Protestant Church(NL)
Protestantse Kerk (Grave) (1).JPG
Groningen Der Aa-kerk
Der Aa-kerk Groningen.jpg
Martinikerk
Martinikerk, Groningen 1144.jpg
Haarlem Grote or St.-Bavokerk 15th century only aisles and part of the transept of brick
BavoNO.jpg
City Hall 14th century renaissance/Baroque additions in 17th century; tower restored in 20th century
City Hall in Haarlem front.jpg
Janskerk 1310–1318 Knights of Malta
Janskerk-19332.jpg
Huis ter Kleef 13th century mainly in ruins
Ruïnes Huis ter Kleef.jpg
Amsterdamse Poort 1355
Amsterdamse Poort Haarlem.jpeg
The Hague Grote Kerk, The Hague 14th century
Grote Kerk Den Haag.jpg
Kloosterkerk, The Hague c. 1400
Kloosterkerk den haag langevoorhout.jpg
Ridderzaal 13th century
Ridderzaal Den Haag juni 2003.JPG
Gevangenpoort 1286
2010-05-22-den-haag-by-RalfR-33.jpg
Harderwijk Sint-Catharinakerk 1502 restored in 1913
Klooster 1 - Harderwijk.jpg
Ancient plague hospital previous chapel of the Friars' House
Straat van Sevenhuysen 8 - Harderwijk.jpg
Vischpoort 14th century
2007-03-11 13.31 Harderwijk, stadspoort aan kant van Veluwemeer foto1.JPG
Hasselt Sint-Stephanuskerk (NL)
Zicht op gedeelte van de zuidgevel en de kerktoren - Hasselt - 20369858 - RCE.jpg
Helmond Helmond Castle (NL) about 1325
Helmond achter 4.jpg
's-Hertogenbosch "De Moriaan" house (NL) 1220
Demoriaandenboschnl.jpg
Old St-James Church(NL) later changes
Overzicht zuidgevel - 's-Hertogenbosch - 20534535 - RCE.jpg
Hilversum Tower vof the Grote Kerk 1481
2 Oude Torenstraat Hilversum Netherlands.jpg
Hoorn Noorderkerk (NL) 1441–1519 hall church
Hoorn, Noorderkerk.jpg
IJsselstein IJsselstein Castle (NL) 1418–1427 Campine Gothic
IJsselstein.toren.jpg
Sint-Nicolaaskerk Hervormde kerk (NL) tower renaissance
Zuidgevel - IJsselstein - 20119867 - RCE.jpg
Kampen Bovenkerk mixed with stone
De Boven of St. Nicolaaskerk, Kampen (buiten) RM 23053-WLM.jpg
Broederkerk (NL)
Broederkerk Kampen.jpg
Broederpoort (NL) altered to Renaissance
Broederpoort, Kampen 2.jpg
Koornmarktpoort
Kampen rijksmonument (35).JPG
Kapelle (Zeeland) Geerteskerk (NL)
Geerteskerk Kapelle2.JPG
Leeuwarden Grote Kerk (NL)
Grote of Jacobijner kerk te Leeuwarden.jpg
Leiden Academiegebouw (NL)
Academiegebouw Universiteit Leiden.png
Hooglandse Kerk only its aisles
Overzicht zuidzijde met zuider transept - Leiden - 20372154 - RCE.jpg
Pakhuis (ancient warehouse), Kort Galgewater 22 1612 (house) - 1650 (warehouse)
Kort Galgewater 21-24a smidssteeg 2-58.JPG
Pieterskerk Late Gothic
25446 Pieterskerk.jpg
Loppersum Petrus en Pauluskerk 1217–1530
Petrus en Pauluskerk Loppersum.jpg
Makkum (Frisia) Doniakerk (NL) 1680 nagotiek
Doniakerk Makkum.jpg
Middelburg (Zeeland) Middelburg Abbey
Abdij (Middelburg)1.JPG
Middelharnis Grote Kerk
Middelharnis Nederlands Hervormde Kerk 04.JPG
Nijkerk Grote Kerk (NL) 1461
Nijkerk GroteKerk(Z-Ozijde).jpg
Nijmegen Sint-Stevenskerk (NL) only parts of brick
2008-09 Nijmegen st stevens.JPG
Kruittoren (Powder Tower) Sint-Stevenskerk
KruittorenNijmegen.JPG
Oudewater Grote or St-Michaëlskerk (NL) 15th century
Oudewater 157.jpg
Roermond St. Christopher's Cathedral 1410
Roermond kathedraal.jpg
Rotterdam Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk 1449–1525
Grote of St. Laurenskerk.jpg
Sellingen church Early Gothic
Kerk van Sellingen.jpg
Sneek Grote of Martinikerk (NL) 1300, 1498
Sneek, kerk1 foto7 2011-04-25 16.09.JPG
Ten Boer Abbey church Romano-Gothic
Romanogotische kloosterkerk van Ten Boer.jpg
Terheijden,
Noord-Brabant
Sint-Antonius Abtkerk (NL) 15th & 16th centuries
P1010238copySt. Antonius Abt.jpg
Utrecht Buurkerk
Buurkerk Utrecht.JPG
Utrecht Cathedral 1254–1521 nave between the tower and the crossing lost;
especially lower sections of the walls of brick
Utrecht Dom church.JPG
Venlo Sint-Martinuskerk (NL) 1480
Sint-Martinuskerk Venlo.jpg
Vlissingen St James the Great Church hall church
Vliss StJacob.jpg
Weert Sint-Martinuskerk (NL) 1456 Campine Gothic
MartinuskerkWeertLimburgNederland.jpg
Winschoten Marktpleinkerk (Market Church) (NL) Romano-Gothic
Hervormde kerk, Grote Kerk of Martinikerk in Winschoten ca. 1275 - 5.jpg
Winsum, Groningen Torenkerk (Tower Church) (NL) 12th century,
gothified in the 16th century
tower 1693
Zuidmuur schip (tufsteen) - Winsum - 20214977 - RCE.jpg
Winterswijk Jacobskerk (NL) nave 13th century especially the choir
Winterswijk markt.JPG
Wirdum, Friesland St-Martinuskerk[80] nave 13th century replacing a tuff building of 12th century; later alterations
Overzicht noordoostgevel met kerkhof - Wirdum - 20345379 - RCE.jpg
Workum Grote of Sint-Gertrudiskerk (NL) 1515–1532
Grote of Sint-Gertrudiskerk Workum.jpg
Zierikzee Nobelpoort (NL) 14th century
Zierikzee 050.JPG
Zuidhavenpoort (Southport Gate) (NL)
Zuidhavenpoort Zierikzee.jpg
Zuidlaren Church (NL) 1300–15th century
Kerk van Zuidlaren.jpg
Zutphen Broederenkerk (NL) 14th century
Zutphen Bruderkirche.jpg
Nieuwstadskerk (NL) 13e–15th century
Zutphen 6.jpg
Walburgiskerk 11e–16th century nave
Zutphen, Walburgkerk foto6 2011-02-17 13.50.jpg
Drogenapstoren (tower) (NL) 1444–1446 originally "Saltpoort"
RM41393 Zutphen - Drogenapstoren.jpg
Zwolle Grote of Sint-Michaëlskerk (NL) 1406–1466
Detail noordzijde exterieur - Zwolle - 20229080 - RCE.jpg
Broerenkerk
Broerenklooster en Broerenkerk, Zwolle.jpg
Old Library at the Broerenkerkplein (NL)
De Librije.jpg

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Poland[edit]

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Northern Poland[edit]

– Mainly former territories of the House of the Griffins and of the Teutonic Order

Chełmno • Chojna • Darłowo • Gdańsk • Gryfice • Malbork • Myślibórz • Olsztyn • Słupsk • Szczecin • Toruń
Place Building Main period of construction Special features Image
Bartoszyce St. John the Evangelist (PL) 14th–15th century
POL Bartoszyce 21.jpg
St. John the Baptist (PL) 15th century predecessor
Bartoszyce, kościół św. Jana Chrzciciela (2).jpg
Lidzbark Gate (PL) 1468 later alterations
POL Bartoszyce 02.jpg
Białogard St. Mary's Church (PL/DE) 14th century basilica
Kościół NMP.jpg
St. George's Church (PL) 14th century
Bialogard-kosciol-sw-Jerzego-080516-151.jpg
Braniewo St. Catherine (PL) Badly damaged in World War II, rebuilt afterwards
Braniewo - Bazylika mniejsza pw. św. Katarzyny.JPG
Brodnica St. Catherine (PL) 14th century hall church
Brodnica kościół pw św Katarzyny.jpg
Teutonic Knights' castle 14th century Mostly dismantled in 18th-19th centuries. 54-m tower is the best preserved part. Wieża zamkowa w Brodnicy.jpg
Chełmno and Mazurian City Gates 14th century Brodnica, Wieża Mazurska.JPG
Bytów Castle (PL/DE) 1398–1405 outer wall partly sandstone
Bytow js.jpg
Chełmno St. Mary (PL) 1290–1333 hall church
Kościół Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny w Chełmnie.JPG
St. Peter and Paul(PL) Built in 13th century, altered in 14th former Dominican church, basilica
Chelmno kosciol dominikanow.jpg
St. James and Nicholas (PL) Built in 13th and 14th century Former Franciscan church, hall church
Chełmno Church of St James and St Nicholas 1.jpg
Former Cistersian Nunnery (PL) 13th–14th century with presumed Teutonic Knights fortifications
Chelmno wieza Mestwina.jpg
City defensive walls with Grudziądzka gate 13th–16th century Almost completely preserved city defensive walls with 23 watchtowers and 1 gate
Mury obronne Chełmna.JPG
Chełmno Land Rural Gothic churches 13th-15th century 54 rural Gothic churches, built as part of colonisation of Chełmno Land by Teutonic Knights', in Brudzawy, Lembarg, Lisewo, Okonin, Niedźwiedź, Wabcz, among others. Wabcz kościół 2012 05 23 fot K Lewandowski 0365.JPG
Chełmża Church of the Holy Trinity (PL) 13th–15th century Former cathedral – seat of Bishopric of Chełmno, hall church
Wnętrze gotyckiej konkatedry w Chełmży.JPG
Chojna Town hall (PL) 15th century
Chojna Kulturzentrum 01.jpg
St. Mary (PL) Mainly 1389–1459
Chojna MarienkircheTotale.jpg
Holy Trinity Church (PL) 13th–15. Jh former Augustine monastery, 1536 secularized
Chojna kosciol sw trojcy kolb5098.JPG
St. Gertrude Chapel today ruins and memorial
Chojna kaplica sw Gertrudy.jpg
City gates 14th–15th century Brama Świecka
& Brama Barnkowska
Chojna Schwedter Tor.jpg
Chojnice St. John's Church (PL) 1340–1360
Bazylika Mniejsza pod wezwaniem Ścięcia Świętego Jana Chrzciciela.JPG
Brama Człuchowska
Brama Człuchowska - panoramio - geo573.jpg
Człuchow Castle PL/DE 1325–1365 only tower preserved; attached church from 1826–1828
Wieża krzyżackiego zamku w Człuchowie - panoramio.jpg
Darłowo Castle of the Griffin Dukes since 1352
Darlowo3.jpg
St. Mary's Church (PL/DE) since early 14th century
Darlowo kosciol MBC (1).jpg
High Gate (Brama Wysoka)
Brama Wysoka w Darłowie e1.JPG
Dobre Miasto Collegial Church (PL) 14th century
Kolegiata Dobre Miasto 1.JPG
Elbląg St. Nicholas (PL) 13th & 15th century in 15th century converted from basilica to hall church; burnt effigy in 1945, rebuilt 1969–1989
Elbląg, Stary Rynek, pohled na katedrálu svatého Mikuláše.JPG
Frombork Cathedral 1343–1383 Bishopric of Warmia
Katedra we Fromborku.JPG
Gdańsk St. Mary's Church 1343–1502 one of the two largest hall churchs and two or three second largest Gothic brick churches of the world (volume between 185,000 m³ and 190,000 m³)
Bazylika mariacka gdansk ubt.jpeg
St. Catherine's (PL) probably 14th and 15th century
Brosen katarzyna.jpg
St. Nicholas (PL/DE) 1348-early 15th century Dominican church
Brosen mikolaj.jpg
Church of Holy Trinity (PL) 1481–1514 former Franciscan monastery
Gdańsk Kościół Świętej Trójcy (DerHexer) 2010-07-15 156.jpg
St. George guildhall (PL/DE) 1487–94
Gdańsk (DerHexer) 2010-07-12 072.jpg
Schlieff House (PL/DE) 1520 masonry made in Venice – originally for Nuremberg
Gdansk DomSchlieffow.JPG
Great Mill (PL/DE) 14th century
Brosen wmlyn.jpg
Crane Gate (PL/DE) 1442–1444
Pl gdansk zuraw dlugiepobrzeze2006.jpg
St. Mary's gate (PL) 15th century
Gdańsk Główne Miasto - Brama Mariacka (2007).jpg
Gdańsk-Oliwa Oliwa Cathedral 14th century Cistercian Abbey
Gdańsk, Katedra Świętej Trójcy w Oliwie - fotopolska.eu (233345).jpg
Gniew Teutonic Knights' castle late 13th and late 15th century
Poland Gniew - castle.jpg
Gryfice St. Mary's Church (PL) 15th century ältere Vorgänger
Gryfice St. Mary's Church 2008-02.jpg
St. George's Chapel (PL) 14th century Kapelle des 1337 gegründeten Lepraspitals
Gryfice Cemetery Chapel 2007-07a.jpg
Fortifications with the Powder Tower (PL) 14./15th century High Gate (PL) und Stone Gate (PL) zumindest heute verputzt
Gryfice Baszta Prochowa 2007-06b.jpg
Iława Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord (historically St. Mary's) (PL) 14th century, tower about 1550
Iława czerwony kościół2.JPG
Kamień Pomorski Cathedral of St. John (PL/DE) about 1175, altered in 15th century Romanesque-Gothic basilica
Kamien06.JPG
Town hall (PL) 13th century Renaissance alterations in the 16th century
Kamień Pomorski - ratusz 02.JPG
Kartuzy Collegiate St. Mary's PL/DE 1384
2012.05.12 KARTUZY (4).JPG
Kętrzyn St. George's Church (PL) 14th century
2005-09 - Kętrzyn kościół.JPG
Rastembork Castle (PL/DE) 1345–1348 1797 destroyed by fire, since 1912 simplified reconstruction as an apartment house
Ketrzyn zamek 3.jpg
Kołbacz Cistercian Abbey (PL) 1210–1347 church and a magazin building
Kolbacz kosciol3.jpg
Kołobrzeg Co-Cathedral of the Assumption 1288–1397
Kolobrzeg Basilica 2007-07.jpg
Koszalin St. Mary's Church (PL) 1300–1333 cathedral since 1972
Koszalin Polen The town church 2.jpg
Kwidzyn Castle PL 1344–1355
Gdanisko i Zamek.jpg
Cathedral PL/DE 1343–1384
636552 Kwidzyn zespół zamkowy 03.JPG
Lębork St. James' Church (PL) 14./15th century
Lębork kościół św Jakuba DSC 2922.jpg
Lidzbark Warmiński Castle of Warmian Bishops One of the earliest brick buildings in the area
646547 Lidzbark Warmiński zamek biskupi 03.JPG
Malbork Malbork Castle 1276 to late 14th century Teutonic Knights' castle, largest non-religious Brick Gothic structure, headquarter of the Teutonic Order 1309–1455.
Zespół Zamku Krzeżackiego MALBORK 01.jpg
St. John the Baptist's Church (PL) 1467–1523
Malbork kosciol pw sw jana.jpg
Town hall (PL/DE) 1365–1380
Malbork Ratusz na Starym Mieście nr 636787 fota 5.JPG
Latin school (Szkoła Łacińska) 1352 nowadays in ruins
Malbork, szkoła łacińska.JPG
City fortifications 14th century
Malbork 3040.JPG
Malbork Brama Garncarska 1.jpg
Myślibórz Collegiate Church (PL) (13th–)15th century partly stone base of a predecessor
Mysliborz Collegiate church of John the Baptist.jpg
former Dominican monastery (PL) 1433 – about 1500
Mysliborz klasztor dominikanow (2).jpg
St. Gertrude Chapel (Kaplica św. Gertrudy) 15th century
Mysliborz kaplica sw Gertrudy.jpg
Holy Ghost Chapel (Kaplica Św. Ducha) 1514 ground flour of stone
Mysliborz kaplica Sw Ducha (1).jpg
Fortifications Gates 14th century
Mysliborz Brama Nowogrodzka (1).jpg
Brama Nowogródzka,
Brama Pyrzycka),
Powder Tower (Baszta Prochowa)
Mysliborz Brama Pyrzycka (1).jpg
Nidzica Teutonic Knights' castle 14th and 15th century