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Scheveningen (ZH): reformed Oude Kerk

There are, and have been, several (former) reformed churches in Scheveningen. The oldest of these is commonly referred to as Oude Kerk ('old church'), although originally it was a catholic church and was named St. Anthonius.
The church is a three-aisled pseudo-basilica in late-Gothic style. The choir was built shortly before 1470, the year in which a flood destroyed the rest of the church. A new nave was built in the late-15th century. In the first decades of the 16th century the tower was built, a construction with four square segments and an octagonal one. In the 19th century the church was covered with a coat of plaster which was again removed as part of a restoration in 1957-1959. In the same period the sacristy at the northern side of the choir was reconstructed. Later that century an 18th-century sexton's house was replaced by a bigger one in historizing style.







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