Kościan – Holy Spirit church


Church of Holy Spirit in its current form was erected outside the city walls in the mid-15th century. The founder and benefactor of the church and the nearby shelter were the municipal authorities. At the beginning of the seventeenth century it was rebuilt, from this period comes the gable in the renaissance style. In 1655, it was burned during the Swedish Deluge, it was rebuilt in 1698. During the German occupation, the temple was plundered and turned into a military warehouse. In 1944 it was reopened but only for German soldiers. After the Second World War, renovation began.

Current state

The church has preserved a gothic shape, fastened with one-stepped buttresses. It is bricked in a flemish bond, aisleless. From the east it is three side ended, with a rectangular sacristy from the north. Renaissance western facade is topped with a plastered top. Church has rectangular windows ended semicircularly. The interior has been rebuilt.

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