St. Margaret's Church

Patzig, Germany

St. Margaret's Church in Patzig was erected in 1381, but nothing is left of that original structure. The current church is a single-nave church, to which a wide, rib-vaulted parish hall was added later on. The granite font (c.1250) is probably a remnant of the original structure and possibly the oldest baptismal font in Rügen. The memorial slab for Peter von Patzig (†1339) has a carved drawing that shows the clergyman with a chalice and wafer. The pulpit and organ gallery were built in the 17th century. Patron's boxes and memorial slabs indicate the close relationship with the estates of aristocratic families in the parish of Patzig.

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Bergstraße 12, Patzig, Germany
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Founded: c. 1466
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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