St. Wigbertus (Hermstedt)

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Hermstedt, St. Wigbertus

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Wigbertus , named after the abbot and missionary Wigbert , is located at Dorfstrasse 55 in Hermstedt , a district of the town and rural community of Bad Sulza in the Weimarer Land district in Thuringia . The parish Hermstedt belongs to the parish Apolda III Kirchenkreis Apolda Buttstaedt the Evangelical Church in Central Germany .


The church was built in 1641 on the remains of the previous church from the 14th century. The hall church , which is still Romanesque in parts, has a retracted, longitudinally rectangular early Gothic choir . The heavily chamfered, ogival windows were only used during the restoration after a fire in 1641. In 1848 her roof tower in the east received an eight-sided slated essay in which the belfry is located. Above it is a hood topped with a lantern . In the bell cage hang a bronze bell cast by Johann Christoph Rose in 1742 and a chilled iron bell made in 1919 by Schilling & Lattermann .

The interior , spanned by a wooden barrel roof , has three-sided, two-story galleries . The pulpit altar with its architectural structure dates from the 18th century, the goblet-shaped unadorned baptismal font from the 16th / 17th century. Century.

The organ with 19 stops , divided into two manuals and a pedal , was built by Johann August Poppe in 1829 , restored by Paul Laubs in 1942 and rebuilt by Norbert Sperschneider in 1993 .

From 1992 to 2006 the church was completely renovated.


Web links

Commons : St. Wigbertus (Hermstedt)  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. St. Wigbertus on EKMD
  2. Information on the organ

Coordinates: 50 ° 59 ′ 37.3 ″  N , 11 ° 32 ′ 11.2 ″  E