The Abandoned Church of Zeliszów and the Architecture of Carl Gotthard Langhans

The ruins of this protestant church can be found in the village of Zeliszów (or Giersdorf) in the district of Gmina Boleslawiec, in Boleslawiec County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland.

The Protestant Church (kosiol ewangelicki or protestanckiego kosciola) was built by Carl Gotthard Langhans in 1796. Carl Langhans was a Prussian architect and builder. Formerly, the church resided in Germany prior to 1945. As of 2013 the church is abandoned with very little historical information available. It lies about 62 miles from Wroclaw.

The information on this stunning work of architecture is limited. If you know anything about this beautiful relic please leave a comment.

Where is the Abandoned Church of Zeliszów by the Architect of Carl Gotthard Langhans located? You can find this lovely Protestant/Lutheran Church with these coordinates. 51.187954,15.635771.

Image 1 used under Creative Commons License Attribution Share Alike 3.0 Poland. Image 1 by Donkarabon / Wikimedia.
Image 2 used under Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 Unported. Image 2 by Ludwig Schneider / Wikimedia.

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