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Cologne in Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
 

Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel

 
 
Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
1. Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel Marker
Inscription.  
Hier stand die Kapelle

ST. VICTOR

der Legende nach im 4. Jahrhundert von Bischof Maternus erbaut, daher auch St. Maternus genannt, urkundlich erwähnt im 12. Jahrhundert als Kapelle des Domstifts, 1497 Umbau und Neuweihe mit dem Patrozinium St. Matthias, 1802 Aufhebung des Domstifts, Schließung und Verkauf der Kapelle.

Wertvolle Ausstattungsstücke (Teile eines Gemäldezyklus von Bartholomäus Bruyn) im Wallraf-Richartz Museum Köln.

(English translation:)

Here stood the St. Victor Chapel, which according to legend was built in the Fourth Century by Bishop Maternus, thus also called St. Maternus, mentioned in the 12th century as a chapel of the cathedral, 1497 reconstruction and re-consecration with the Patrozinium St. Matthias, 1802 abolition of the cathedral, closing and sale of the chapel.

Noteworthy decorations included portions of a multi-part painting by Bartholmaeus Bruyn, which are now in the Wallraf-Richartz Museum Cologne.
 
Erected by Förderverein Romanische Kirchen Kolne. e.V.
 
Location.

Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 13, 2019
2. Kapelle St. Victor / St. Victor Chapel Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here to the right of the open doorway.
50° 56.538′ N, 6° 57.359′ E. Marker is in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, in Köln. Marker is on Marzellenstrasse, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Marzellenstrasse 12, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia 50667, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seitenportal des römischen Nordtores/ Side Portal of North Roman Gate (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Georg Simon Ohm (about 90 meters away); Dr. Friedrich Joseph Haass (about 120 meters away); Matthias Joseph Scheeben (about 120 meters away); Dominican Monastery Site and Albertus Magnus (about 120 meters away); Friedrich von Spee S.J. (about 150 meters away); Brauhaus Früh am Dom / The 'Frueh at the Cathedral' Brewery (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Teilstück des Römischen Abwasserkanals / Section of Roman Sewage System (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cologne.
 
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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 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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