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12 máj 2011

Restoration of facades of the Lower church

Restoration of facades of the Lower church

The facade had significantly damaged plaster, especially at the base, and was eroded. Restoration research has shown that the original baroque plaster is preserved only in fragments, and that the minimal cement plaster facade composition was causing rare baroque frescoes in the interior of the church to become water damaged. Therefore, in 2009 restoration began […]

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12 máj 2011

Complete restoration of the chapel 14 – Jesus is carries his Cross

Complete restoration of the chapel 14 – Jesus is carries his Cross

  The chapel is set in the hillside and therefore the rear wall was structurally disturbed. During restoration research the cement plaster was partially exposed. The masonry, stone articles, ledges and their original morphology was severely disrupted, while the back wall was completely missing. Conservation and restoration of the chapel consists of three parts: 1/building […]

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12 máj 2011

Complete restoration of the chapel 15 – Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

Complete restoration of the chapel 15 – Jesus is Nailed to the Cross

The newer cement plaster was removed during restoration research to establish the status of the masonry, stone articles, ledges and their original morphology. The main facade of the chapel, including stone ledges and the wall was the best preserved of the chapel and thus became the model for the restoration of other chapels in which […]

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12 máj 2011

Complete restoration of the chapel 7 – Jesus on the Mount of Olives

Complete restoration of the chapel 7 – Jesus on the Mount of Olives

  The chapel had weathered plaster, original stone articles were lacking and were inappropriately replaced by disparate construction materials – such as white brick,basalt cubes and the like. Original stone mantels were deformed. During the restoration the facade was restored,​​drainage around the chapel was implemented and its interior renovated. The surrounding terrain was groomed, and […]

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12 máj 2011

Restoration of the column of The Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows

Restoration of the column of The Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows

Column was damaged by weather conditions, vandals and thieves. Sculptures of angels with lanterns were missing, stone statue of the Virgin Mary had damaged metal swords and halo. A wooden cross was once again shortened due to rot at the base. The original metal figure of the crucified Jesus was missing. It was later replaced […]

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