History of the meteorological post in front of the Town Hall
The building of the Town Hall with a meteorological post was declared a cultural monument on 29th February, 2008. In the central list of immovable cultural heritage this object is registered under the registration No. 102853 as a building of the Town Hall on the lot. No.1 in cadastre of Novy Bohumin. The Town Hall is a large two-storey building of the fair-face masonry in a rectangular grand-plan and with an internal yard. The complex is built in the romantic - historical style with elements of Western European Gothic and Renaissance. The Town Hall was built gradually as a complex of school buildings. The first building was completed in 1894 and the fourth and last extension, which closed its rectangular shape, was completed in 1914.
The meteorological post is a brick pylon object located on the base made of the artificial stone. The object is plastered, bearing ornate grid and according the data engraved on one of its part, the post probably comes from 1922. The object is valuable mainly for its building floor plan and its inclusion into the urban structure of the seat, all the preserved historic structures, old material composition, used contemporary technology and last but not least authenticity of the object.
The column passed larger reconstruction in 1975, when it was also fitted with a grid and a weather-vane. Other essential repair and restoration of this cultural monument according the cultural heritage care law took place in July 2008.
Device and information facilities
North side (from the church side)
- bimetallic thermometer type 117.01 stainless steel, round diameter of 100 mm (thermometer must be on the north side)
information Table 1 with data regarding population, urban areas and settlements
- barometer - aneroid type 15.01 of stainless steel, round diameter of 100 mm
- hygrometer type 111.01 stainless steel, round diameter of 100 mm
- information Table 4 concerning the history of the Town Hall and the meteorological post
Published / updated: 14.12.2009
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