Johann Adam Groß III

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Johann Adam Groß III (born August 26, 1750 in Winnenden ; † January 29, 1817 in Stuttgart ) was a German-Württemberg architect , chief road inspector, master builder and church council builder .


His parents were the Steinhauer Obermeister and powder maker Georg Adam Groß (1723–1795) and Maria Margaretha Groß, who was born by him on June 2, 1744 in Winnenden (1725–1796). On June 16, 1778, he married Johanna Elisabeth Groß, born Holderer († 1817) in Stuttgart. a. the future architect Friedrich Bernhard Adam Groß , the later district building officer in Ulm Georg Wilhelm Adam Groß (1790-1852) and Karl August Adam Groß (* 1799) emerged.

The activity as Oberweginspektor was followed in 1803 by the appointment as a master builder and the appointment as a building controller in the court domain chamber, where he worked as a consultant from 1816.

He made architectural drawings of the Lorch monastery church in 1806, which were demolished around 1807 and have recently been researched as restoration designs.


Individual evidence

  1. ^ Heidelberg historical holdings , accessed on Jul 2, 2013.
  2. Biographical information , accessed on July 2, 2013.
  3. Alshausen archive , accessed on July 2, 2013.
  4. ^ The sacristy , accessed July 2, 2013