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The Pashsky village church of the Nativity (Nadkopanye Village, Volkhovsk District)

Subject / Religion. Church/Orthodox churches

The Pashsky village church of the Nativity (Nadkopanye Village, the Volkhov District). The original stone church of the Nativity of Christ with the side-chapel of St. Prophet Elijah was built before 1582 and dismantled in 1814. The new stone church was built in the Classicism style during 1822-1829 conceivably according to the project of the architect A.I. Melnikov. Side-chapels of the A, St. Prophet Elijah, St.Nicholas and St. Jonah of Chernigov were built. The church did not work from 1937, it was opened in 1941. In 1994 the church was given back to belivers, the church building was restored, public worships have been performing. In the church there are a library, church Sunday school, pilgrim office. In the village of Nadkopanye there was the wooden church of St. Nicholas of the 15th-16th centuries (it was destroyed by Swedes during 1581-1582), as well as the wooden church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin of the 18th century (?) with the side-chapel of St. Nicholas (it was dismantled after 1827).

Shkarovsky, Mikhail Vitalyevich

Melnikov, Abraham Ivanovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Volkhov District/Nadkopanye Village

Земля Невская Православная: Краткий церковно-исторический справочник / Науч. ред. В.В. Антонов. СПб., 2006.

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Volkhov District
VOLKHOV DISTRICT, a part of Leningrad Oblast. Area: 5124 sq. km, population: 97,300. Established in 1927. Adm. center: Volkhov Town. V. D. comprises the towns of Syasstroy and Novaya Ladoga, and 277 rural localities. Located south of Lake Ladoga on... more