Protestant church of Buitenpost

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Protestant church of Buitenpost
Kerk Buitenpost2.jpg
Church of Buitenpost
Specifications
Materials Brick

The Protestant church of Buitenpost[1] is a medieval religious building in Buitenpost, Friesland, in the Netherlands.

The late Gothic church with a quintuple closed choir was built in the late 15th century.[1] The tower of the church is much older and dates from c. 1200 it was heightened in the 16th century and has a tented roof.[1] The monumental pipe organ was built in 1877 by L. van Dam & Zn.[1]

It was originally a Roman Catholic church, becoming a Protestant church after the Protestant Reformation. It is listed as a Rijksmonument, number 7036 and is rated with a very high historical value.[2] The church is located on the Oude Havenstraat 1.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Alle middeleeuwse kerken: van Harlingen tot Wilhelmshaven, P Karstkarel, p. 71
  2. ^ "kich.nl (Kennisinfrastructuur Cultuurhistorie)". Retrieved 2010-09-18. 
  3. ^ "historischekerken.nl". Retrieved 2010-09-18. 

Coordinates: 53°15′06″N 6°08′41″E / 53.25167°N 6.14472°E / 53.25167; 6.14472