Art and architecture 1200 up to 1250

Tower hill of Großenhof around 1220 Tower hill of Großenhof around 1220

region Mecklenburg

Immigrants from the west brought a new type of architecture into the country. The available granite stones and fired bricks were used to create basilicas and hall churches initially still in the Roman style. Particular attention was accorded to the artistic design of baptismal fonts, some of which were imported from Scandinavia.

Altenkirchen Church on Rügen Altenkirchen Church on Rügen

region Western Pomerania

Immigrants from the west and the north brought a new type of architecture into the country. The available granite stones and fired bricks were used to create basilicas and hall churches initially still in the Roman style. The oldest buildings are in Cammin or in Altenkirchen, Schaprode and Bergen on the island of Rügen. Particular attention was accorded to the artistic design of baptismal fonts, some of which were imported from Scandinavia.

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