Bojszów – All Saints church

History

The church of All Saints in Bojszów appears in written sources in 1447, however dendrological research indicated that the present church dates from 1506. It was erected from the foundation of the Ozorowski family. In 1545, a tower was added to the temple.

Architecture

The church was built in a log construction, it is orientated. The nave is adjoined by a three-side ended, narrower and lower chancel with the sacristy, and a tower with a porch. The tower has a pole construction, and the walls are planked with boards, it has a suspended porch with a conical, octagonal helmet. The roof of the church is covered with shingles and crowned with a ridge turret. The temple is surrounded by arcades, and from the south to the nave, the so-called women’s gallery (entrance for women) is added. The late-gothic elements of the decor include portals from the 16th century, ended with three-leaf arches, as well as a sixteenth-century, oak stoup.

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bibliography:
Pilch J, Leksykon zabytków architektury Górnego Śląska, Warszawa 2008.