Ziemomyśl – church


   The church in Ziemomysl was established in the middle of the 13th century. It was destroyed during the Second World War and was not rebuilt.


   The church is an example of a transitional structure between romanism and gothic, that is, the hall and orientated temple, erected on a rectangular plan without a separate choir with a western tower of the same width as the nave. Walls set on a stone foundation are made of field stone and external facades of carefully worked with granite quartz, arranged in regular layers.
The western tower was erected as an integral part of the whole building, as evidenced by the uniform wall thread, as well as the circular, profiled plinth. At its western elevation was the main entrance portal. It led to a spacious porch, which was then passed under a wide-open arch to the interior of the temple. In the southern elevation of the base of the tower was another portal, which entered the steep staircase made of thick walls, leading to the upper floors of the tower and the attic of the nave.
   The original amount and arrangement of windows is difficult to determine, as it have been re-walled. Certainly, it had a narrow, ogival jambs and a sloping window sill. They were made of quares and granite blocks. The relic of such a window is preserved only in the middle of the eastern façade. The eastern façade is the most rich. There were three narrow windows made of precisely worked quares and granite blocks. A similar pattern have brick blendes decorating the gable. The interior of the nave was covered with a timber  beam ceiling and a gable roof.

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