Witno – St Stanislaus Church

History

    The church was built in the early 15th century. The patronage was performed by local knights.

Architecture

    The church is made up of a rectangular nave and a western tower. A crypt was added to the south wall of the nave. All the walls were made of rough stones of various sizes, joined by limemortar. Brickwork was made of portals and windows, crown cornice, eastern gable, and powerful buttresses supporting it. The most impressive is the eastern wall with a centrally seated window with wide, stepped frame. Probably windows were filled with tracery, now replaced by a single beam. The top is decorated with shallow blendes, three large in the pyramid and four round. Leaning of the eastern wall was prevented by the buttresses.
   
At the southern side of the crypt, which now serves as a sacristy, there is an entrance portal with stepped arch. Probably a portal with a similar pattern connects the sacristy with the nave. The northern wall was originally windowless. The interior of the church was closed with a flat beam ceiling.
   
The western tower was erected on a square plan. The two-storey interior has flat beam ceilings. In the western wall of the tower there is a main entrance pointed portal.

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bibliography:
Website architektura.pomorze.pl, Witno ( Wittenfelde ).