Witków – church of Our Lady of Rokytnia

History

   The church in Witkowo was built around 1400. In 1521, it underwent renovation. During the Reformation, it was used by evangelicals. In the 18th century it was rebuilt, among others, window openings were transformed. Abandoned since 1945, it was renovated in 1989-1993.

Architecture

   The church was built of erratic stone and bog iron. It is a single-nave, aisleless building, covered with a gable roof. From the west, there is a rectangular tower next to the nave. A chapel adjoins the nave from the north, and a sacristy from the south. There are two early Gothic stone portals in the southern elevation. One of them has a bas-relief crucifixion scene in the tympanum.

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

Website lwkz.pl, Witków kościół filialny pw. Matki Bożej Rokitniańskiej i św. Michała.