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St. Wendel
Kr. St. Wendel

Saarland

Kapellenweg
(Wendelskapelle)

Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Saint John of Nepomuk

Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges
(Wikipedia)
18th century sculptor
18th century

St. Wendel /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   St. Wendel /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Description

Stone statue of St. John of Nepomuk near the well in front of the St. Wendelin chapel.
The statue comes from a bridge in the town of St. Wendel and is in 1812 replaced here.

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Location (N 49°27'56" - E 7°11'16")

Item Code: desl072; Photograph: 30 May 2019
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