Boazum Church

Boazum, Netherlands

The Protestant church of Boazum or Saint Martin’s church is a late 12th century Romanesque church with inner walls of brick and outer walls of tuffstone with a 13th-century tower. It was built out of yellow and red brick. The choir is likely the oldest part of the building. The church was originally a Roman Catholic temple dedicated to Saint Martin, becoming a Protestant church after the Protestant Reformation.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Johan Hoekstra (4 years ago)
Beautiful old church, one of the oldest Romanesque church buildings in Friesland. The construction of the Saint Martin started in the 12th century. The classic saddle roof tower was built later, and later raised, given the extra row of reverberation holes. Or did they want a better view of the turbulent bars of the nearby Middelzee? After a restoration in 1941, special ceiling paintings from the 13th century were discovered in the choir. Please note the opening times!
Renate Veldman (5 years ago)
Beautiful church!
pieter tuijnder (5 years ago)
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