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The Cathedral of SS Peter and Paul (Lodeynoye Pole Town)

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The Cathedral of SS Peter and Paul (Lodeynoye Pole Town). The original wooden church was built in 1702, it was dismantled and removed in other place in 1766; church was burned in 1843. The new stone church in the Classicism style with the added three tier bell tower was built in 1843. Also the side chapel of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God and the side chapel of Three Sainted Hierarch were constructed. In 1875 the church was given the status of the cathedral. From 1922 the Revivalists was the owner of the cathedral. From 1930 the cathedral was registered as the monument of history and architecture by the Glavnauka (General Science Organization). The subordinated village chapel of St George the Victorius was closed on 5 June 1929. The cathedral was closed on 21 November 1932, it was adapted for the cultural-education center. The cathedral was ruined by artillery fire during WWII, the ruins were dismantled in the second half of the 1940s. In 1998–2001 the stone church of SS Peter and Paul was built to the design of the architect A.A. Rodkin (Karl Marx Street), it was consecrated in 2001.

Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Rodkin, Andrey Anatolyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Lodeynoye Pole District/Lodeynoye Pole Town/Karl Marx Street
Leningrad Oblast, the/Lodeynoye Pole District/Lodeynoye Pole Town

Земля Невская Православная: Краткий церковно-исторический справочник / Науч. ред. В.В. Антонов. СПб., 2006.
Клавинг В.В. Храмы Санкт-Петербургской епархии. СПб., 2004, 71

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