Osowa Sień

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Osowa Sień
Osowa Sień is located in Poland
Osowa Sień
Osowa Sień
Coordinates: 51°50′16″N 16°20′14″E / 51.83778°N 16.33722°E / 51.83778; 16.33722
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Wschowa
Gmina Wschowa
Population (2010[1]) 1,132
Postal code 67-400
Area code(s) (+48) 65
Car plates FWS

Osowa Sień [ɔˈsɔva ˈɕeɲ] (German: Röhrsdorf)[2] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wschowa, within Wschowa County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland.[3] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-east of Wschowa and 59 km (37 mi) east of Zielona Góra.


The current name of the village is literally a house in the aspen and appears in Polish historical sources also as Ossowa Sień or Ossowasień. The German name is derived from the name of a German settler Rüdiger and occurs in older versions as Rüdigersdorf or later shortened Röhrsdorf.


The first mention of the village dates from 1325 and then was called Rudegeri Villa.[4]


Manor house

The Church of St. Fabian and St. Sebastian, built in the 14th century, is the oldest historical building in Osowa Sień. It is a single-aisle building, made of stone with a use of bricks. Baroque interior comes from the 18th century. Inside there is as well the sculpture of Christ from the 16th century and the Renaissance tombstones of a former landlords from Żychliński and Ossowski family.[5]

In the village there is also the neoclassical palace complex built between 1890-1904 and Classicist manor from the beginning of the 19th century, both surrounded by large park areas.[5]

Notable residents[edit]



  • Martin Sprungala: Wsie na pograniczu głogowsko-wielkopolskim. Zarys dziejów wybranych miejscowości. Sława - Wijewo 2010, ISBN 978-83-932235-0-3

Coordinates: 51°50′16″N 16°20′14″E / 51.83778°N 16.33722°E / 51.83778; 16.33722