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Castle Church

Castle Church

The Church was built 1671-1674 on top of another church which was built in 1440.
According to the coats of arms above the door Hereditary Marshall Johann Riedesel and Margarete, Diede zu Fürstenstein, and Volprecht Riedesel and Elisabeth von Hardenberg were the builders.
The church is Lutheran as the Reformation was introduced to the "Junkerland" by Hermann II Riedesel in the year 1526, an early date for this area.
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janescottcumming10-Oct-2012 01:18
Impressive stonework on the walkways too. V
Helen Betts09-Oct-2012 19:07
So striking with that great blue door! Very pleasing composition and a super find. V.
Colin Storey09-Oct-2012 18:59
Very well composed image walter. v
John Reynolds09-Oct-2012 17:34
Well captured view of this historic church. V.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography09-Oct-2012 17:22
Very nice capture and church, Voted.
Jim Coffman09-Oct-2012 17:14
Gérard Koehl09-Oct-2012 17:05
Superbe architecture ou cette porte bleue ressort très bien. V
María Cano09-Oct-2012 16:55
It seems a face .. :) -BV-
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