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Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz Marker
Inscription.  
Hier stand die Pfarrkirche
ST. LAURENZ

vielleicht hervorgegangen aus der Palastkapelle des spätantiken Praetoriums, im 10. Jahrhundert urkundlich erwähnt, im 12. Jahrhundert Bau einer größeren romanischen Kirche, im 15. Jahrhundert spätgotischer Umbau, 1803 Schließung der Kirche und Nutzung als Tabaklager, 1818 Abbruch.

Wertvolle Ausstattungsstücke (Altarbilder von Stefan Lochner, Dieric Bouts, Derick Bagaert u.a. sowie kostbare Glasmalereien) in den Museen von Köin, München, Frankfurt, Brüssel, New York und Cleveland.

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(English translation:)

Here stood the parish church of St. Laurenz, which may have been part of the palace chapel of the late antique praetorium. First written mention in the 10th Century; in the 12th Century construction of a larger Romanesque church; late Gothic remodeling in the 15th Century; 1803 closure of the church and use as a tobacco warehouse; 1818 demolition.

Notable decorative pieces including the altar paintings by Stefan Lochner, Dieric Bouts, and Derick Bagaert, amongst others, as well as fine stained glass, are located in the

Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Pfarrkirche St. Laurenz / Parish Church of St. Laurenz Marker - wide view
museums of Cologne, Munich, Frankfurt, Brussels, New York and Cleveland.
 
Erected by Förderverein Romanische Kirchen Köln E. V.
 
Location. 50° 56.318′ N, 6° 57.479′ E. Marker is in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, in Köln. Marker is at the intersection of Laurentplatz and Unter Goldschmied on Laurentplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Unter Goldschmied 9-17, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia 50667, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Teilstück des Römischen Abwasserkanals / Section of Roman Sewage System (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Maria Farina and Eau de Cologne (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Brauhaus Früh am Dom / The 'Frueh at the Cathedral' Brewery (about 180 meters away); Seitenportal des römischen Nordtores/ Side Portal of North Roman Gate (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Dominican Monastery Site and Albertus Magnus (approx. half a kilometer away); Georg Simon Ohm (approx. half a kilometer away); Dr. Friedrich Joseph Haass (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cologne.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to the south side of the Senat Hotel.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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