Mycielin – St Nicholas church

History

   The original temple was built in the second half of the 13th century. In the second half of the sixteenth century it was rebuilt, among other, a tower was added on the western side, which in 1882 was additionally crowned with a brick top. In the years 1528-1668, the church was used by Evangelicals. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the temple was enlarged by a sacristy, a porch and a mausoleum, and unfortunately most of the windows were transformed.

Architecture

   The church was built as an orientated, single-nave building with a rectangular chancel finished with a straight wall and added later, a late medieval tower from the west. The chapel, porch and sacristy are early modern additions. The main parts of the church are covered with gable roofs. The non-plastered stone facades are finished in fragments with bricks. Two original ogival portals and slit windows in the eastern and northern walls of the chancel have been preserved.
   The nave is covered with a wooden ceiling from the sixteenth century, and the chancel with a net vault. From the original decoration and equipment the gothic polychromy, three late gothic altars, including the main altar made by the master from Gościszowice, two stone fonts from the sixteenth century, a wooden statue of the Holy Mother from the fifteenth century, and a crucifix from the beginning of the sixteenth century has preserved. In the wall surrounding the church, survived the relics of the defense tower from about 1600.

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bibliography:
Pilch.J, Kowalski S., Leksykon zabytków Pomorza Zachodniego i ziemi lubuskiej, Warszawa 2012.