Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Niederwalluf
(Gem. Walluf)
Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis

Hessen

Hintergasse 1

Sankt Florian

Saint Florian von Lorch (d. c. 304)
Roman officer in the province of Noricum (at present the region of Bavaria), responsible for organizing firefighting brigades. He is usually depicted pouring water from a pitcher over a fire
(Wikipedia)

1766

Niederwalluf /  Sankt Florian   Niederwalluf /  Sankt Florian

Description

Stone statue of St. Florian, extinguishing a fire, placed on a socle in the façade.

Inscription(s)

s. florianus
ora pro nobis
1766

Tags

Location (N 50°2'4" - E 8°9'39")

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