Medieval Memoria Online

Description - Parish

St. Johannes de Doperkerk in Mijdrecht, Utrecht, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 117
Name (Dutch) St. Johannes de Doperkerk
Name (English) St John the Baptist's Church
Patron saint(s)
  • John the Baptist
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Utrecht, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Mijdrecht
Coordinates 119/469B
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Mijdrecht
Date of foundation <1200
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation
Phases in the institutional history
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks Presumably this church was the mother church of all the parishes of the deanery
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Wees, P.J.J.M. van , Twee parochies verenigd in Driehuis : schetsen uit tien eeuwen geschiedenis van parochie en samenleving in Mijdrecht en Wilnis rond de kerk van de heilige Johannes de Doper (De Ronde Venen 2000)
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Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Mijdrecht, St John the Baptist's Church
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages The current church is a substitute of the original parish church. 1857-1858: Construction of the current cuciform church. Replacement of the Medieval church. 1885: Demolition of the Medieval tower. Construction of the current tower.
Additional remarks Part of the inventory is a church organ made by J. B├Ątz (1842; enlargement 1914).
Burial ground
Location Church and churchyard
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Demolition
Additional remarks
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