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Description - Parish

St. Antonius Abtkerk in Sint Anthonis, Noord-Brabant, NL

MeMO institution ID and name
MeMO institution ID 958
Name (Dutch) St. Antonius Abtkerk
Name (English) St Anthony's Church
Patron saint(s)
  • Anthony Abbot
Additional remarks
Location (according to current geography)
Province Noord-Brabant, NL - Netherlands
Settlement Sint Anthonis
Coordinates 189/404B
Diocese before 1559 Liege
Diocese after 1559 Roermond
Parish Sint Anthonis
Date of foundation 1477
Founder(s) or main benefactor(s)
Right of collation
Phases in the institutional history In 1477, Sint Anthonis - thus far a chapel within the parish of Boxmeer - was raised to the status of an independent parish.
Date of reformation (or dissolution)
Additional remarks
Extant memorial objects and/or texts concerning memoria
Memorial objects
Text carriers
  • Bijsterveld, Arnoud-Jan A. van, Laverend tussen Kerk en Wereld. De pastoors in Noord-Brabant 1400-1570. (Nijmegen 1993), 52, 388, 390; Bijlage 3 p. 34 nr. 69
  • 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), 49

Building history

General date of construction
Church or chapel(s)
Name St Anthony's Church, Sint Anthonis
Date of foundation
Date of consecration
Short history of the building stages Late Gotich church with a single nave and entirely vaulted, dating back to the foundation of the parish. The tower (in three compartments) and four bays of the nave are original. The church was restored in 1834 and modified by the addition of a transept and a new chancel in 1930/1. The oak belfry is from the 15th or 16th century. To the equipment belong an 18th-century pulpit and important stained-glass windows.
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Burial ground
Date of consecration
Date of clearance
Extant building remnants
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