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[Google Translated] The Tower is made of stone blocks which were strengthened by 288 hundredweight of lead. The holes that are visible on the stones served as a base for metal pinchers for lifting the stones up. The height of the tower is 103 meters and it consist of 5 floors. The last floor that transforms into an octagon has fixed little columns in each corner. There, under canopies, are statues of St. Stanislaus. and St. Wenceslas, St. Mary and St. Hedwig, St. Peter and St. Paul, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist. One should admire the builders of the Tower, who masterfully managed to combine her Gothic body with a Renaissance helmet (with three clearances).
Using Hans in 1613. Performed the culmination of a whole new tower, it weighed 192 pounds and could accommodate 10.5 tubs of grain. Visible above the window in the lower part of the tower date indicates the year of 1895 a major renovation. Inside the tower there are three bells, the oldest – Gothic, from the year 1496 has the inscription:
“O REX GLORIE DOMINE M CCCC L XXXX VI“
“O Lord, King of Glory, 1496.”
Second, from the Renaissance period was cast in 1577. Bears the following Latin inscription, which in Polish reads:
The city council Swidnica ordered me to perform in 1577., When Johann Barthel was mayor, and Gregor Freund and Martin Thommendorf were members of the parish council. Hit me properly, so I faithfully counts the hours, and a good burgher willingly fulfills his duty. .
The third bell dates from the nineteenth century. At the foot of the tower of a medieval granite tombstone engraved with signs: with pliers and a hammer.