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Collections Holy Metropolis of Mesogaia and Laureotiki

Item ID: 180
Item Number: 2
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Mesogaia and Laureotiki
Item Name: St Demetrios - Spata
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Year: Post-Byzantine period, circa 16nth century
Place: Spata
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Description: Saint Demetrios church, was constructed latter than Saint Peter church in the same area around the 16nth century. It follows though the same architectural layout – cross-in-square - with dome. Also the masonry in the cloisonne system is a representative of the post-Byzantine basilicas. The church is plain in the ornamentation with beautiful rectilinear dentil cornice.
The church is located at the local cemetery.