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Description - Parish

St. Nicolaaskerk (kerkhof) in Jutphaas, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 114
Name (Dutch) St. Nicolaaskerk (kerkhof)
Name (English) St Nicholas' Church (churchyard)
Patron saint(s)
  • Nicholas
Additional remarks St Nicholas was the favourite patron saint of cultivaters. It is likely that the church founded by cultivaters.
Location (according to current geography)
Province Utrecht, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Jutphaas
Coordinates 135/450 ?
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Jutphaas
Date of foundation 1217
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s) Laymen
Right of collation Oudmunst: St Savoiur's Church (Utrecht)
Phases in the institutional history In 1217 Bishop Otto van Lippe allowed the inhabitants of Vreeswijk and Eiteren to construct a new church (parish of Jutphaas). In 1245 the right of collation passed on to Oudmunster;St Saviour's collegiate church (Utrecht).
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks At first the right of collation belonged to a laymen (knight Isbrand van Lenten).
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Kok, H.J., Proeve van een onderzoek van de patrocinia in het middeleeuwse bisdom Utrecht (Amsterdam 1958), 170-171

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Jutphaas, St Nicholas' Church (churchyard)
Date of foundation 1217
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages 1819-1820: The current church is a substitute of the original parish church. 1959: Restoration/Renovation.
Additional remarks Part of the inventory is a baptistery screen and pulpit (seventeenth century), also a church organ (nineteenth century).
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Additional remarks
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