Badresch village church

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The Protestant village church Badresch is an early Gothic stone church in the Badresch district of Groß Miltzow in the Mecklenburg Lake District in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania . It belongs to the Kublank parish of the Neustrelitz Propstei in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany (Northern Church) .

Badresch village church

History and architecture

Masonry on the west tower
Sacristy at the choir

The village church of Badresch is clearly divided into the choir, nave and tower, which in some cases consist of remarkably carefully crafted field stone masonry with the occasional use of brick. The choir was erected first, followed by the almost square nave and the barrel-vaulted , transverse rectangular west tower. All of the components mentioned date from the second half of the 13th century. The stylistic assignment of such a rural-archaic building to Gothic is mainly due to the construction time and the use of the pointed arch.

The building is illuminated by pointed arched lancet windows , some of which have been enlarged using brick. On the north and south sides of the ship there are still Romanesque-style biforic panels in the masonry. Portals in the north and west open up the building; In the northern portal there is still a door with iron fittings from the 14th / 15th centuries. Century preserved. The barrel vaulted sacristy is attached to the south side of the choir. The choir is finished with a groin vault , the nave with a ribbed vault. The east brick gable shows a recessed cross that is framed by panels. In the 18th century, the tower was given a square half-timbered end with a pyramid roof and a weather vane from 1793.


The pulpit comes from a former altar from the 1st half of the 18th century. Several galleries from the 17th / 18th centuries Century surround the ship. A medieval sacrament niche in the choir still has a door from the 14th / 15th centuries. Century. Two wall niches are also provided with old doors from the 16th century. A relief depicting Christ as the Man of Sorrows with two angels comes from a carved altar from the end of the 15th century. A crucifix is ​​dated to the 16th century.

A silver chalice was created in 1820; a silver-gold-plated paten was made in the 18th century. Another pewter chalice dates from 1734 and a pewter bowl from the 19th century. A bell from the 15th / 16th centuries Century, two brass candlesticks from the 18th century and a memorial plaque from 1813/14 complete the historical furnishings. The organ with nine registers on a manual and pedal is a work by Ernst Sauer from 1854.


  • Gerd Baier, Horst Ende, Brigitte Oltmanns, Wolfgang Rechlin: The architectural and art monuments in the GDR. Neubrandenburg district. Henschelverlag Art and Society, Berlin 1982, p. 333.
  • Georg Dehio : Handbook of the German art monuments. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. 2nd Edition. Deutscher Kunstverlag, Berlin / Munich 2016, ISBN 978-3-422-03128-9 , p. 45.

Web links

Commons : Dorfkirche Badresch  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Information about the organ on the website of the Malchow Organ Museum. Retrieved June 22, 2018 .

Coordinates: 53 ° 32 ′ 40.5 ″  N , 13 ° 36 ′ 55.5 ″  E