54. Route. 44]
and other clesiastical v — Room IV. Sculptures (14-16th cent.).
Christ blessing little childr a painting by Werner van den Valckert (1620).
First Floor. AnrERoom. Ecclesiastical vestments, brocades from Genoa
and Utrecht, and other textile fabrics of the 13-16th centuries. — Room V.
Renaissance altar from Herveld (16th cent.); several ‘corporalia’ (cloths
for covering the Eucharistic elements; 17th cent.); collection of lace. —
Room VI. Plaster casts of ecclesiastical sculptures and vessels.
In the Nieuwe Gracht (Pl. C, 3), almost opposite the Archie-
piscopal Museum, is the oldwLodge of the Teutonic Order (entrance
by the gate, No.7). The assembly-hall contains the portraits of all
commanders of the district of Utrecht. Adm. on written application
to the secretary.
The Church of St. Catharine (Pl. C, D, 4), the Roman Catholic
archiepiscopal cathedral, at the corer of the Lange Nieuwstraat and
the Oatharyne-Steeg, a late-Gothic building of 1524, was restored
in 4880. The Gothic facade and tower are by Tepe (1900). The
interior has been decorated with polychrome ornamentation, and
contains a rood-loft by W. Mengelberg.
At the S. end of the Nieuwe Gracht lies the small Botanic Garden
(Pl. D, 5) of the University (adm., see p. 437).
St, Pieterskerk UTRECHT.
To the E. of the cathedral lies the Sr. Prererskerx (PI. D, 3),
originally a flat-roofed Romanesque church, supported by columns.
It was consecrated in 1045, but the transept and choir have been
renewed in the Gothic style. The curious old crypt now serves for
storing coal, while the church itself is used by a Walloon congreg-
ation. — A little to the N.W., at the corner of the Anna -Straat
and the Minnebroeder-Straat, is the modern Gothic St. Willilrordus-
kerk (Pl. C, 2). — The St. Janskerk (Pl. C, 2), in the Romanesque
style (1050), has a late-Gothic choir of 1639. — The Archief
Gebouw (Pl. C, D, 1, 2), contains the National and Civie Archives
The Unrversrry Lisrary (Pl. D, 1,2), in a new building (4909)
in the Wittevrouwen-Straat, contains 250,000 vols. and 1500 MSS.,
including a psalter of the 9th cent., embellished with miniatures,
and several others of great value. Adm., see p. 437.
In the Voorstraat stands (left) the Fleshers’ Hall (Pl. C, 2), a
brick and stone edifice of 1637. — The St. Jacobskerk (P1. B, 1), near
the N. end of the Oude Gracht was founded in 1173, renewed in the
Gothic style in the 14-15th cent., and restored in 1883. It contains
the tomb of Pastor Huibert Duifhuis (d. 1581; below the organ).
At the S.W. corner of the Maria-Plaats (Pl. B, 3) is the Roman-
esque Kloostergang van St. Marie, restored by Cuypers in 1903 ct
seq. This is the sole remaining relic of the Church of Our Lady,
founded by King Henry IV. at the close of the 41th cent., and
taken down in the first half of the 19th century. — A little to the
N.E., at Donker-Straat 9, is a private mansion dating from 1467-
65 (recently restored).
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