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The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Ilyeshi Village, Volosovo District)

Subject / Religion. Church/Orthodox churches

The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Ilyeshi Village, the Volosovo District). The wooden church of St.George the Victorious in Grigoryevsky L'yeshsky Pogost was firstly mentioned in 1500. The stone church was built during 1792-1798; after the fire (1824) the church was restored in 1832, the side-chapel of St. Parasceva, Great Martyr was build up where the appearing miraculously icon of St. Parasceva was kept (see the article: Revered and Miracle-working Icons). The church was rebuilt during 1855-1864 in the Russian style (architects K.I. Brandt and E.K. Yegorov), the side-chapel of the Prophet Elijah was built up. The church had not worked from 1937, it was closed according to the resolution of the Leningrad Oblast Executive Committee of 16 May 1941 and transferred for a community centre. From 1943 the church has worked. Archpriest Valerian Dyrgint was the church dean during 1945-1954. Every year on Elijah Friday the icon of St. Parasceva is brought from Saint Petersburg to the village of Ilyeshi where a religious procession takes place.

Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Brandt, Karl Ivanovich
Dyrgint, Valerian Valerianovich
Yegorov, E.K.

Historical Toponyms/Grigoryevsky Lyeshsky Pogost
Leningrad Oblast, the/Volosovo District/Ilyeshi Village

Старцева Ю.В., И.В. Попов. Явление вмц. Параскевы Пятницы в Ильешах // Санкт-Петербургские епархиальные ведомости. 2001. № 25, С.91-95

Subject Index
Icons, revered and miracle-working

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Brandt, Karl Ivanovich (1810- 1882), an architect
Karl Ivanovich Brandt (1810–1882), an architect. He was graduated from the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1833). From 1853 to 1860 he was an architect of St. Petersburg eparchy. He designed buildings on Valaam, in the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius... more

Icons, revered and miracle-working
Icons, revered and miracle-working. The Miracle-Working Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God, according to the legend , was painted by Apostle Luke. It was moved from Jerusalem to Constantinopole, where it dissappeared in 1383 and it appeared above... more

The Church of St. Parasceva (surnamed "Friday", Great Martyr), see the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Ilyeshi Village, Volosovo District)

Volosovo District
VOLOSOVO DISTRICT, a part of Leningrad Oblast. Area: 2680.5 sq. km. Population: 46,900. Adm. center: Volosovo Town. The district comprises Kikerino urban settlement, and 202 rural localities. It borders Kingisepp, Lomonosov, Gatchina, and Luga... more