Folk Architecture

The original settlement was undoubtedly Czech region, but this changed in the Thirty Years War. Initially, the Czech, the population was in the 17th and 18 century pushed the German settlers who came from the poorer northern border lying closer to the ends of the center of the Czech úrodnějšímu basin.Reflect this development is the formation of local vernacular architecture. Quite early, in the traditional wood construction, there came to patrovému way of building residential and farm buildings. In addition to our traditional ground-timbered buildings and structures are also present multi-storey buildings and celohrázděné or with half-timbered construction floor. The incidence of timbered buildings is also a very prolific and log cabins to the ground storey with galleries. Timbered buildings were rapidly declining, however, since this is the view of the lack of forests in the area soon applied brick. Ground-level or multi-storey houses with a simple breakdown of the first built of stone and later of brick. They are often combined elements of the building, the stone retaining wall is constructed either timber or timber-framed floor. Houses of this type were built in this area (and gradually also in other, more or less adjacent sections of the country) throughout the 19th century.The construction of wooden houses, or houses of any combustible materials banned in the territory of the Habsburg monarchy of Maria Theresa. In many places, however, violated the ban was still in the 19 century. Folk architecture in the villages of the region suffered very Štěstko World War II and the subsequent expulsion of the German population.Newcomers to the local settlers had the architecture of the region and closer ties, it was often very callously interfered with the original construction of houses. Original timber and timber-framed houses were callously edited and rebuilt. Despite all of this in the local area have survived quite a few examples of vernacular architecture in its original and unaltered form and include Brocno community since 1995 between the conservation area's architecture.

BROCNO - folk architecture monument zone

The village - in the 19th century. even a small town - with a regular installation. Several large farms lay on both sides of the square ulicové chalupnické estate and also lined the narrow streets on the east side of the village. The dominant feature is the Brocna Jaršlovských Court, a large farmhouse with a huge Baroque, visible from afar granary building with a mansard roof and pilasters. Recorded the largest urban development Brocno first half of the 18th century. There are still preserved many timber framed buildings and property empire from the late 18th and from the early 19th century. There are also log houses, mostly bunk with a bandage, a wooden shield and a gallery. It's these unique outbuildings Brocno was in 1995 declared conservation area's architecture.


The village has survived many a late Baroque and Empire home of the late 18th and early 19th century., some are brick with stucco decoration, others are timbered. Many of them now used as holiday cottages ..


Vobci is interesting to see some type of Lusatian timbered houses with brick room, ground-floor and timbered timbered floor, the oldest of which date back years of 1779 and the 1808th Other houses are Empire of the early 19th century. A lot of houses are used as holiday cottages.

Created 9.8.2011 11:16:50 - updated 20.2.2012 15:12:35 | read 6209x | Jiří Třísko


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