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Description - Parish

St. Lambertuskerk in Strijen, Zuid-Holland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 764
Name (Dutch) St. Lambertuskerk
Name (English) St Lambert's church
Patron saint(s)
  • Lambert
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Zuid-Holland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Strijen
Coordinates 97/418D
Diocese before 1559 Liege
Diocese after 1559 Utrecht
Parish Strijen
Date of foundation
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation
Phases in the institutional history
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks Strijen was the only parish to survive the flood disaster of 1421 (St Elisabeth's flood).
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Veen, J.S. van; Beekman, A.A., Geschiedkundige atlas van Nederland. De kerkelijke indeeling omstreeks 1550 tevens kloosterkaart III. De bisdommen Munster, Keulen en Luik; het bisdom Doornik (The Hague 1923), 45

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Strijen, St Lambert's Church
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages The original medieval church was a single nave church in late Gothic style, with a pentahedral choir, wooden vaults and a simple tower. The aisles were added later. Restauration: 1937-1939 (church), 1950 (tower).
Additional remarks Inventory: organ case, baptistery screen, floor slabs.
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Additional remarks
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