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Historical heritage in Cerbăl

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1. Wooden Churches
Cerbăl is the only commune in Romania which has a wooden church (XVI century) in every village (eight wooden churches), of inestimable value.
    
The importance of Pădureni Land is highly raised by its ethnographic uniqueness. Here,  as in a natural museum,  have been preserved the costumes and traditions since  Dacian times. Cerbăl commune preserves ancient forms of social life, crafts,  traditions, architecture, which make the place extremeley attractive for tourist.  

WOODEN CHURCHES
The wooden church "Saint Archangels Michael and Gavriil" 'in the village of Feregi, construction of the 17th century
The wooden church "Saint Nicholas" in the village of Poieniţa Tomii, built in 1805
Wooden church "Cuvioasa Paraschiva" in the village of Merişoru de Munte, construction of the 17th century
Wooden church "Cuvioasa Paraschiva" in the village of Socet, built in 1793

1. The wooden church "Sfinții Arhangheli Mihail si Gavril" in Feregi
The wooden church in Feregi, Cerbăl village, Hunedoara County was built after the middle of the 17th century. It is dedicated to the "Archangels Michael and Gabriel". In spite of his seniority and his craftsmanship, the church is not on the new list of historical monuments.
    
The Walls, made from oak beams, frame an archaic type of rectangle, with the altar in continuation of the nave. Above the narthex stands a small bell tower with a with a helmet wrapped in blackboard. The roof, on steep slopes, has been covered with wooden tiles in the last decades. On the outside the beams were wrapped with painted ornamental wooden tiles, Inside, the church was plastered, and in 2005 it was painted by the artist Ioan Cârjoi junior, from Deva.



2. „Sfântul Ierarh Nicolae” Wooden Church in Poienița Tomii
The wooden church of Poieniţa Tomii was built in 1805, according to the stone insciption. It is dedicated to "Saint Hierarch Nicholas". In spite of his seniority and his craftsmanship, the church is not on the new list of historical monuments.
    
It is a rectangular plan of edifice, with a robust bell-tower, In 1807 the place was endowed with a rich collection of icons on glass. The present day church, attested by the ecclesiastical congregations of the years 1805 and 1829-1831, is the continuation of a medieval place mentioned in the tables of the review commissions from 1733, 1750, 1761-1762, 1805 and 1829-1831, as well as on the Iosephin map of Transylvania 1769-1773).
sources
Cristache-Panait, Ioana: Arhitectura de lemn din județul Hunedoara, București 2000.
Greceanu, Eugenia (1983). „Tehnică și măiestrie în arhitectura de lemn a județului Hunedoara”. Monumente Istorice și de Artă 1983 (I): 59-65.
Dobrei, Florin: Bisericile ortodoxe hunedorene, Editura Eftimie Murgu, Reșița, 2010.
Cristache-Panait, Ioana: Arhitectura de lemn din județul Hunedoara, București 2000.
Greceanu, Eugenia (1983). „Tehnică și măiestrie în arhitectura de lemn a județului Hunedoara”. Monumente Istorice și de Artă 1983 (I): 59-65.
Dobrei, Florin: Bisericile ortodoxe hunedorene, Editura Eftimie Murgu, Reșița, 2010.
1. ^ Dobrei, pag.351
2. ^ Dobrei, pag.352
 
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