Kruszyny – St Nicholas’ Church


   The church of St. Nicholas was built in the first half of the fourteenth century. During the Polish-Teutonic Hunger War in 1414, it was destroyed by Polish-Lithuanian army.


   The church is made of glacial erratic stones, the gables and the highest floor of the tower are made of bricks. It has a aisleless nave without an externally separated chancel and a square tower from the west. Two small, four-sided annexes housing the sacristy and the chapel were added from the north and east. Cross-rib vaults from the 14th century have survived in them, while the nave was topped with a timber ceiling.

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Mroczko T., Architektura gotycka na ziemi chełmińskiej, Warszawa 1980.