Church of Our Lady of Sorrows in Skrečoň
The single-nave orientated church of a fair-face masonry with lower transept and polygonal finish. In the frontal part of the church there is a tetrahedral, three times elongated upward tapering tower. There is valuable architecture with a preserved intact interior decor, which includes a very valuable organ with a unique usage of the electromagnetic air pump. Valuable are also original stained glass portholes with The New Testament themes, original ceramic tiles, cross-ribbed vault and loft with historic carved wooden parapet. The church is a prominent example of enduring architecture, late historicism in the Silesia - Bohumin. Construction started in 1912, when the foundation stone was laid, and the consecration took place on 4th May, 1912. As a result of the World War I., the construction of the church was completed and the church was consecrated on 4th November, 1924.
Published / updated: 14.12.2009
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