Kleczew – St Andrew’s church


Church of St Andrew began to be built in the middle of the fifteenth century, when the chancel and walls of the nave were built. During this period, the Kleczew parish was one of the largest in the diocese of Gniezno. Already in the fourteenth century, an elementary school operated there. In the first half of the sixteenth century, the western gable of the church was built. Vaults also come from this period. After a fire in 1788, it was restored. In the nineteenth century, a porch was added to the church from the west.


It is a gothic church, three-nave, hall with a higher and wider central nave and a lower and narrower, polygonal ended chancel. The chancel has a gothic stellar vault.

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Grzybkowski A., Gotycka architektura murowana w Polsce, Warszawa 2016.