Wielopole – St Catherine’s church

History

The temple was built in 1534, originally in Gierałtowice village, from the foundation of Stanisław Dabrowka. In 1676 it was renovated. In 1844, carpenter Mateusz Pindur from Chudów added tower to a square nave. At present site the church has been in existence since 1976.

Architecture

It is a timber, framed structure with a triangular closed chancel and wider nave. The tower was built in a pole structure. It has shingle roofs and arcades. On the ceiling of the nave and chancel there is late gothic polychrome on patron and ornamental character.

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Website wikipedia.org, Kościół św. Katarzyny i Matki Bożej Różańcowej w Rybniku.