Duszniki – St Martin’s Church

History

   The church was built in the first half of the 16th century from the Poznań bishops foundation. In 1758, it was destroyed by a fire, later it was renovated. In 1903-04, it was extended by one bay in the westerly direction, and in the years 1912-13, a side aisle and sacristy were added from the north and the vaults were covered with polychrome made by Stanisław Smogulecki.

Architecture

   The original church was built as a aisleless structure, closed on three sides from the east, without a chancel external separated from the nave. The whole building was surrounded by buttresses, between which tall, pointed windows were pierced. The vaults of the gothic part are net-stellar in three bays, and in the fourth, western one and eastern closure stellar.

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bibliography:
Grzybkowski A., Gotycka architektura murowana w Polsce, Warszawa 2016.
Maluśkiewicz P., Gotyckie kościoły w Wielkopolsce, Poznań 2008.