Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 9, No 1 (2017)

Cemeteries of The Manor Residencies of Lithuania – Original Accents of The Landscape

Brigita Rėbždaitė (Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania)


The sacral and memorial architecture of Lithuanian manors is unique part of the heritage of Lithuanian manors. The manor residencies of Lithuania abound in a variety of sacred and memorial objects: churches, chapels, mausoleums, the graveyard of tombstones and other memorials or monuments. The structure of the cemetery consists of the layout of the territory, the markers outlining the boundaries of the cemetery, greenery and the nature of the surface of the land, buildings and other objects. The aim of this research is to describe relationship of the sacral and memorial spaces with their surrounding environment, representative part of manor residencies and to present the spatial structure of the cemetery, outlining markers, greenery and other elements of architectural composition of cemeteries.

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2017-05-09

Keyword(s): manor; manor residence; architecture; cemetery of manors; memorial architecture; landscape.

DOI: 10.3846/mla.2017.1002

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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