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Issad, village

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ISSAD (Izsad in the 19th c.), a village in Volkhov District. Population: 1100. It is located on the right bank of the Volkhov River. The Murmansk Highway extends close to I. The name originates from the Old Russian “issad”/”isad” = trade wharf. In the 2nd half of the 16th c. the Holy Trinity Monastery on Zlatynya was in Issad and this monastery was devastated in the Time of Trouble . The village had a wooden church of St. Modest the Patriarch of Jerusalem (burned down and restored in 1766.) In 1866-67, a red brick church in the Russian style according to the design of K. M. Schurupov and A. V. Musselius was built in its place. It became inactive in 1937 and was closed on Oct. 3, 1940. Currently it is ruined. In the 1st half of the 19th c., the village was owned by Countess A. G. Laval. The building of the Holy Trinity church has survived. I. has a culture house and a library.

Chistyakov, Anton Yuryevich

Laval, Aleksandra grigoryevna, Countess
Musselius, Aleksandr Vasilyevich
Shchurupov, Mikhail Arefyevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Volkhov District
Topographical landmarks/Volkhov River, the

Subject Index
Issad Rural Library, the
Issadsky House of Culture
The Trinity Monastery at Zlatyn
The Church of St. Modestus, Martyr (Issad Village, Volkhov District)
The Church of the Holy Trinity (Issad Village, Volkhov District)