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The Church of the Archangel Michael (Udosolovo Village, Kingisepp District)

Subject / Religion. Church/Orthodox churches

The Church of the Archangel Michael (Udosolovo Village, the Kingisepp District). In Kargalsky Nikolsky Pogost the first wooden church had been until 1500. It was renewed in 1729 and during 1758-1761. The new brick and rubble slab church was built instead of the old one and rebuilt during 1859-1869. The Classicism style church was crowned with one dome, there was a bell tower with the wooden upper tier placed over the narthex. Archpriest Mikhail Lavrov was the church dean from 1891 to 1915. The church was a church of the Josephism movement from May 1928 to the beginning of the 1930s. From 1937 the church did not work and was opened on 10 October 1940. The church building was used for a community centre. The church was opened again in 1942. It did not work from 1961 in the absence of a priest. The church was closed in November 1963 and the building was used for a community centre again. At the present time the church has been hard destroyed. In the church cemetery there survived graves of the owners of surrounding estates: the grave of the Bloks' family and the grave of the Mikvits' family.

Bertash, Aleksandr Vitalyevich
Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Bloks, the
Lavrov, Mikhail Fyodorovich

Historical Toponyms/Kargalsky Nikolsky Pogost
Leningrad Oblast, the/Kingisepp District/Udosolovo Village

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Kingisepp District
KINGISEPP DISTRICT, a part of Leningrad Oblast. Population: 74,300, of which, 52,100 live in the adm. center Kingisepp Town. Area: 2842.1 sq. km. It has 191 rural settlements. It was established in 1927.It borders with Lomonosov, Volosovo, and... more