Dronrijp Church

Dronrijp, Netherlands

The reformed church of Dronrijp, originally named St. Salvius, is a one-aisled building with a polygonal choir. The original smaller Romanesque church was rebuilt in Gothic style in 1504. The northern wall of the nave still shows Romanesque details. The tower was built in 1544 and is in late-Gothic style. Unusual for this province is the presence of an octagonal upper part.

In the 17th century portals in Classical style were added to both the nave and the choir, while the entire church was plastered and painted. During a restoration in 1958-1959 this coat was removed from the tower only.

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Founded: 1504
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Jelle Johannes Antoon Staalstra (2 years ago)
Beautiful RC church in the picturesque Dronrijp.
Sybe Mellema (2 years ago)
Beautiful building. Small but attractive.
bobjan ontheroad (4 years ago)
Very nice pastor!
Manda Faas (4 years ago)
A beautiful, small, bright cozy church. From Christmas to February 2, always beautifully decorated.
Werkplaats Autobedrijf Haitsma (6 years ago)
Mooie plek om even langs te gaan. Van binnen een prachtige kerk.
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