• Denomination: Agios Georgios

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Komi Kepir/Karpasia

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: No

  • Ref#: 285

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This is a single aisle basilica, typology is of latin origin, with 6 groined vaults for roof.


Period: From 1873 (inscription over entrance), renovated in 1898, and the iconostasis dated from 1897.


Formerly used as a mosque but is now used as a cultural centre.


 

General Conditions

Structure: Fair

Facade: Fair

Roof: Fair

Interior: Fair

Decoration: Fair

Mass: Decayed

Humidity: Dangerous

Comments: Humidity observed on the walls and the roof.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Stone

Roof: Stone(Vaults), French Type Tiles

Floors: Terrazzo Tiles

Doors: Wooden

Windows: Wooden

Interior

Icons: No

Hagiography: No

Michrap: Not Available

Small Signs: Not Available

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: Komi Kepir Vil.Map Plot 417

Proposed Protection Measures

Big cracks exist on the walls. The bell tower is not straight anymore and may collapse if there is any earthquake activity.  Vegetation growth on the walls has damaged the plaster.


Measures proposed: Repair of big cracks.