Bobrowo – St James Church

History

The church of St. James in Bobrowo was erected on the initiative of bishop Heidenryk. In 1260, the construction of the presbytery and nave began, which was expanded at the beginning of the 14th century. Probably it was one of the earliest sacral buildings in the Brodnica region.

Architecture

The temple is made of brick with flemish bond, on the foundation of glacial erratic boulders. The oldest elements are the chancel and nave. The original tower was wooden, only in the first half of the seventeenth century it was replaced with a stone tower. From the north, a vaulted sacristy adjoins the chancel, the porch was added in the baroque period. The walls of the church are topped with plastered frieze, has pointed window openings.

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