Lubawa – St Anna’s Church

History

   The church was built around 1330. In later years, it was destroyed and rebuilt several times, including after the fires of 1533 and 1545. Larger repairs were also carried out in 1612 and 1778. In 1581, the chapel of St. Barbara was added to the temple from the south, funded by Magdalena Mortęska. In 1600, the sacristy was added and the western gable was rebuilt.

Architecture

   It is an orientated building, aisleless, built of bricks in the Flemish bond. It was built on a rectangular plan with a square tower facing west. In its ground floor there is a porch, which is entered through the pointed portal. The tower is divided by single horizontal stripes and covered with a hip roof, ending with flags with bishop’s coats of arms. Facades of the nave are reinforced with buttresses and divided with pointed windows in cornice frames. They were also decorated with a cornice under the eaves and horizontal stripes. The eastern gable is decorated with plastered niches. The nave is covered with a gable roof with tiles.

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bibliography:
Website leksykonkultury.ceik.eu, Kościół pw. św. Anny w Lubawie.