Pomień – church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

History

   The church in Pomień was built in the fifteenth century. During the Reformation it was taken over by Protestants. It was destroyed during the Thirty Years War in 1637. In 1696, the then owner of Pomień, Hans Benckendorff rebuilt the temple. Then the sacristy was added from the south side.

Architecture

   The church is built of irregular and unworked erratic stones, while the eastern gable and finishes are built of bricks. It consists of a rectangular nave and a tower on a square plan. It is a aisleless building, without a separate chancel. The church is covered with a gable roof based on the eastern gable decorated with ogival blendes. The tower is topped with a pyramid roof. The interior was covered with a timber beam ceiling.

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