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Description - Parish

St. Salvatorkerk in Lopik, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 116
Name (Dutch) St. Salvatorkerk
Name (English) St Saviour's Church
Patron saint(s)
  • Saviour
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Utrecht, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Lopik
Coordinates 125/443A
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Lopik
Date of foundation <1200
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation 1200: The dean of Our Lady's Collegiate Church (Utrecht) receives the possession of this parish.
Phases in the institutional history The settlement of 'Lobeke' is mentioned for the first time in 1155.
Date of reformation (or dissolution) 1590
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Jongepier, J., Lopik, Hervormde kerk., Het orgel: Tijdschrift over orgelcultuur en kerkmuziek 82 (1986), 223-224, 223-224
  • Joosting & Muller Hzn., J.G.C.& S., Bronnen voor de geschiedenis der kerkelijke rechtspraak in het bisdom Utrecht in de Middeleeuwen. I: S. Muller Hzn, De indeeling van het bisdom (The Hague 1915), 400
  • Post, R.R., Eigenkerken en bisschoppelijk gezag in het diocees Utrecht tot de XIIIe eeuw (Utrecht 1928), 143-145
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Building history

General date of construction 1450-1500
Church or chapel(s)
Name Lopik, St Saviour's Church
Date of foundation <1300
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages <1300: There are some indications that the foundation of St Saviour's Church is very early. There are also thirteenth century remnants in the choir. 1425: Construction of a cruciform church. 1450-1500: The current cruciform church was mainly constructed in the fifteenth century. 1818: The original tower was demolished in 1818. Later replaced by a small (roof) tower. 1818:The four western bays of the nave were demolished. 1964-1967: Restoration
Additional remarks Part of the inventory are thirteenth century wall paintings (choir), a pulpit, a rood screen and baptistery screen (seventeenth century) and a church organ (1890).
Burial ground
Location
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition
Additional remarks
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