Parish Church of Hieflau

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Catholic parish church of St. John the Baptist in Hieflau

The parish church of Hieflau is located in Hieflau in the municipality of Landl in the Liezen district in Styria . The Roman Catholic parish church consecrated to Saint John the Baptist belongs to the dean's office in Leoben in the diocese of Graz-Seckau . The church is a listed building ( list entry ).


The previous church was started before 1545 (see bell) and consecrated in 1616. In 1747 the branch of the parish church Eisenerz was rebuilt and one year later in 1748 it was elevated to a parish church.


The west facade has a gable, niches and wrought iron bars. The portal door shows rich baroque ornamentation. The facade tower wears an onion helmet.

The church has a four-bay long house with a semicircle under a needle cap barrel on straps on strong wall pilasters with cornice capitals. The three-axis west gallery swings forward in the middle and stands on pillars, the parapet fields show classical garlands.

In an outside niche there is a baroque group of St. Baptizing John. A coat of arms made of red marble names Stephanus Weidinger who died in 1639.


The high altar was built around 1720/1730 and bears the statues Florian and Sebastian from the second half of the 19th century. The side altars, a cross and a Mary altar are from the third quarter of the 18th century.

One bell is from 1545.


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Coordinates: 47 ° 36 ′ 25.1 ″  N , 14 ° 44 ′ 40.7 ″  E