Bierzgłowo – church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

History

The church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Bierzgłowo was built after 1300, and the first written records about it come from 1319. This temple, originally bearing the call of Saint Lawrence, is one of the oldest sacred buildings on the Chełmno Land.

Architecture

The church is gothic, orientated, built predominantly of worked, field stones with the use of bricks in window portals and gables. It is established in a horizontal projection on a rectangular plan, covered with a gable roof. The sides are topped by two stepped gables, west of which is gothic, and eastern neo-gothic. The late addition is also the neo-gothic vestibule on the south side.

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