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Znamenskaya Church in Veshalovka village

Veshalovka, a small village located in Lipetsk region, is known for its unique church – the Church of the Sign of Our Lady (Znamenskaya –°hurch), built in 1794.

It was constructed in the pseudo-Gothic style, which is not typical for this part of Russia. Today, the church is an architectural monument of national importance.

Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 1

In addition to the church, landowners Tatischevs erected a palace, family tomb, park with a pond. Unfortunately, the manor complex burned in 1920-ies.

The survived parts of complex are Znamenskaya Church, a chapel with Kojins’ burial-vault (the last owners of the estate), a corner tower of the palace, an orchard, the remains of the park. Znamenskaya –°hurch on Google Maps. The photos were taken by vmulder.

Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 2

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The ruins of Kojins’ burial-vault. They were the last owners of the estate.

Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 5

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The corner tower of the destroyed palace.

Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 10

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Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 15

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