church of the Transfiguration
Kiji, Karelya, Russia
The main architectural element of the religious history of the ensemble/
June 6, 1714 there was laid the altar of the church.
This church was built on the site of the old, burnt by lightning. The actual names of the church founders are unknown.
Height of the church - 37 meters.
Blockhouse church traditions of the Russian ruble in the carpenter craft - without nails. When they say that the church was built without nails, are mistaken. In fact, there are nails, just not in the building, and in the domes. The types of the temple - 'summer' unheated in the winter it is not carried out the service.
Church of the Transfiguration is the type of tiered octagonal churches. The basis of the composition structure is octagonal frame - 'octagon' - with four two-stage 'prirubami' located around the world. Altar eastern 'prirub' has in shape pentagon. :-)
West of the main log structure adjoins a low frame refectory (narthex). The lower octagon consistently put two octagonal log smaller. 22 Church crowned heads placed on the tiered roofs 'prirubov' and octagons with curved shape of the 'barrel'. The shape and size of the heads vary by levels, which gives a kind of rhythmic pattern of appearance of the church. The refectory is covered trehskatnoy roof.
Entrance to the church is in the form 'dvuhvskhodnogo' covered porch on the consoles. The church was covered with boards in the early XIX century cupola covered with tinned iron. Plating was disassembled and rebuilt plank and Ploughshare roof during the restoration of the 1950s by architect A. Opolovnikova.
Blockhouse church put on a stone foundation without 'zabirku', just under the western aisle of the church summed rubble foundation and mortar (1870).
Chiseled into the corners of the church, 'Oblomov', the interior angles of the interior space of the church and the angles of the apse of the ruble in 'paw'.
Cutting material - pine. Refectory roof, porch and police are made of pine and spruce timber on birch. Ploughshare domes and 'barrels' - aspen.
According to one legend, the Church of the Transfiguration built an ax (initially without nails), which is then thrown into the lake of the master.
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