Church of St. Peter and St. Paul/St. Peter und Paul Kirche, Büdesheim

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Büdesheim

Seen from the main road on my way to Kasselburg Castle, I couldn’t miss the visit to the Church of Büdesheim with its beautiful portal. And even though it turned out to be quite a “contemporary” building (1909) from my point of view, it has a great historical background. So, my gut didn’t betray me. Again.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim

The church was built in the place of a Roman Villa, and first mentioned in 893, it was a church that belonged to the Abbey of Prüm.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (4)

In 1500, it was reconstructed and from that time the present choir dates.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (3)

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St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (7)

New- Gothic interior.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (8)

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (5)

The wooden high altar from 1735.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (9)

An 18th-century confessional box.

St.Peter u. Paul Kirche, Buedesheim (2)

The Baroque portal from 1687 with the coat of arms of the Trier Archbishop Johann Hugo von Orsbeck (because of the belonging of the settlement to the Electorate of Trier)

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