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Chapel from Heilbrunn near Birkfeld (Styria)

Number: 37
Built: 1829 (1886)
Year of translocation: 1971

 

This small wooden chapel from Birkfeld in Styria is typical of rural church architecture.
It was built in two stages and had to be removed to make way for a road in 1971.The gable board above the entrance into the chapel depicts the Holy Trinity and bears an inscription to Maria Brunnegg and the date 1886. The chapel is a simple building, with a small wooden altar, a wooden crucifix and a painting depicting the Virgin Mary at the centre, and a prayer-desk. Pictures of saints adorn the walls.

The chapel was used for mass and prayers until 1971.