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Description - Parish

HH. Cosmas en Damianuskerk in Terwolde, Gelderland, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 948
Name (Dutch) HH. Cosmas en Damianuskerk
Name (English) SS Cosmas and Damian's Church
Patron saint(s)
  • Damian
  • Cosmas
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Gelderland, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Terwolde
Diocese before 1559 Utrecht
Diocese after 1559 Deventer
Parish Terwolde
Date of foundation <1300
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation The Chapter of St Lebuin (Deventer)
Phases in the institutional history
Date of reformation (or dissolution) ca.1590
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Olde Meierink, B.; Stenvert, Ronald; Broekhoven, Sabine; Kolman, Chris, Monumenten in Nederland. Gelderland. Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg (Zwolle 2000), 295

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name Terwolde, SS Cosmas and Damian's Church
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages Ca.1350: construction of the Gothic tower. Ca.1400: construction of the choir and vestry. Ca.1540: construction of the current two-aisled nave (replacing an older nave). Ca.1860: construction of the consistory. 1967: Restoration of the tower. 1992-1994: Restoration of the church.
Additional remarks
Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
Additional remarks
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