St. Jacob's Church

Gingst, Germany

St. Jacob's Church in Gingst is a brick church from the 14th century. It has suffered immense damage from fire and collapse over the years. After a serious fire a stucco ceiling was installed in 1726, and gradually the whole interior of the church was remodelled in the Baroque style. The organ built by Stralsund native Christian Kindt in 1790 is particularly grand. Other items include a baptismal font with a wood lid (1736), a decorated pulpit (1743) and the main altar built in 1776.

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Kirchplatz 1, Gingst, Germany
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Founded: 14
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Daniel Gottwald (2 years ago)
Sehr schöne Kirche. Barocke Orgel und Altar.
Jörg Bremer (3 years ago)
Ab ca. 1300 erbaut. Der Kirchturm entstand Mitte des 15. Jahrhunderts. 1554 wurde hier der erste evangelische Pfarrer erschlagen. Bei einem Großbrand 1726 wurde die Kirche beschädigt. Das Inventar stammt im Wesentlichen aus der Zeit danach.
Tobias Doppelbauer (4 years ago)
Tolle Kirche
Niels Freckmann (4 years ago)
Die Kirche entstand etwa ab dem Jahr 1300. Aus dieser Zeit stammt noch der eingezogene rechteckige Chor. Das dreischiffige Kirchenschiff dürfte aus der Zeit um das Jahr 1400 stammen. Nach einem Brand 1726 erhielt die Kirche ihr heutiges frühbarockes Erscheinungsbild.
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