Kurzelów – collegiate of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

History

The gothic collegiate church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was erected in 1360 by bishop Jarosław Bogoria Skotnicki. At the collegiate school functioned, thanks to which the city became a center of science and culture and in which it was educated, among others, the astronomer and mathematician Jan Brożek. In the 17th century, the sacristy and the chapel were added to the church from the north. The south porch was built in the 19th century.

Architecture

The church was built of brick, it is a aisleless temple built on a square plan with a narrower and elongated chancel, ended by five sides. In the interior, attention is drawn primarily to the palm vault based on one pillar, and a gothic, brass baptismal font from 1414, which according to tradition was created as a vote for the victory at the Battle of Grunwald.

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bibliography:
Website wloszczowa.pl, Kurzelów.