St. James' Church

Stendal, Germany

St. James' Church is first mentioned in archival records dating to 1285, and was later rebuilt as a Gothic-style church. A Brick Gothic church, the building is comprised from granite blocks at its base, and sandstone quarry derived bricks higher up. St. Jacob's is a three-aisled hall church, with stain glass windows dating to the 14th and 15th century preserved in the church's ambulatory. The choir banks were installed in 1430. Also of interest in the church is the beautiful sandstone pulpit added in 1612.



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Founded: 1285
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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