St. Martin's Church

Türi, Estonia

The three-naved Türi hall-church was built at the end of 13th century and dedicated to St. Martin. A chapel with the Baranoff family coat of arms is located in the churchyard, where the memorial signs include a Güldenband coat of arms from the 17th century. The posts of yellowish dolomite in the southern gate of the churchyard are eye-catching, as are the chapel’s 19th-century door frames, cornice, and sculptural coat of arms, as well as the restored tower portal and steeple. Typically of a medieval church, burial plots are also located under the floor of the Türi church. Congregational clerics and the parish’s manor lords are apparently buried there.

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Founded: ca. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Estonia
Historical period: Danish and Livonian Order (Estonia)

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