• Denomination: Agios Demetrios

  • District: Famagusta

  • Town/Village: Afanteia

  • Category: Church

  • Religion: Christian

  • A.Monument: No

  • Ref#: 557

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This is a big cruciform church with a vault. Building date (indicated on marble slab) is 1968. It has been abandoned since 1974.

General Conditions

Structure: Fair

Facade: Fair

Roof: Fair

Interior: Fair

Decoration: Unknown (Not Visible)

Mass: Preserved

Humidity: Dangerous

Comments: Humidity is observed everywhere in the building structure.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Stone on Concrete Skeleton

Roof: Concrete, without tiles.

Floors: Mosaic tiles

Doors: Non

Windows: Non (only the iron bars)


Icons: Not Available

Hagiography: Not Available

Michrap: Not Available

Small Signs: Not Available

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: Not Available

Proposed Protection Measures

The building suffers from serious corrosion, as not enough cement and steel were used during its construction. Furthermore, it is suspected that salt became embedded in the structure as the concrete was drying up during the building's construction.