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Doppelkirche Schwarzrheindorf
50.750700° N, 7.114980° E
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1151 constructed

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    by Holly Hayes
    October 16, 2011

    The Double Church of Schwarzrheindorf has an attractive exterior plastered in white and decorated with pink and yellow paint. The paint job dates from a restoration of 1973 and provides a good sense of what many now-bare churches looked like in medieval times. Inside, it has two levels: a lower church for the local community and an upper church for the lords of the castle and later the nuns. The two share the same plan: an apse with altar in the east end; small north and south transepts or apses; and a straight extension to the west for seating and entry. continue reading →

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Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014