Wooden articular church of Hronsek

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Wooden articular church of Hronsek
Drevený artikulárny kostol v Hronseku
Drevený kostol Hronsek.JPG
Wooden articular church of Hronsek
Religion
AffiliationLutheranism
RegionBanská Bystrica
Location
LocationHronsek
CountrySlovakia
Wooden articular church of Hronsek is located in Slovakia
Wooden articular church of Hronsek
Shown within Slovakia
Geographic coordinates48°38′57″N 19°09′18″E / 48.649167°N 19.155°E / 48.649167; 19.155
Architecture
TypeChurch
Completedautumn of 1726

Wooden articular church of Hronsek is a Lutheran church situated in the village of Hronsek, in Slovakia.

Dimensions[edit]

The church is in the form of cross with the longer arm measuring 23 m and the shorter arm measuring 18 m. The height of the church is 8 m.

History[edit]

Construction of the church started on October 23, 1725 and finished in the autumn of 1726.

On July 7, 2008, the church along with seven other monuments was declared UNESCO world heritage site under the name "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2017-05-13.