NIGDE BOR ARMENIAN CHURCH AND CIĞIZLAR MANSION
NİĞDE BOR ERMENİ KİLİSESİ VE CIĞIZLAR KONAĞI

Author : Aslı SAĞIROĞLU ARSLAN
Number of pages : 163-184

Abstract

Subject of this research is immovable cultural value of Bor, a town of Nigde Bor Armenian Church and Cigizlar House above it, placed in Orta (Vusta) disctict which is known as Armenian area in the center of Bor, town of Nigde. A road is crossing on the North side of it and surrounded with old houses which are coming from19. and 20. Century. East side of this church, had been planned like a rectangular according to this road. In this investigation, this building has not only one contruction period, seperately ground, first and second flor would be exemined, defined, advertised to World Church in the ground flor generate the first periode of construction; house in the first and second flor though as 2nd periode of construction. There is noother scientific investigation about this structure. However, at least the name of the Church on the ground floor of this structure had been declarated by researcher who were working around this area. There is no construction orrenovation documents reach to us today. But ‘1930’ date is written on out door of the house. The house above the church seems neoclassical stile with allit’s properties; with a bare and monumental architecture, attract allattention in Bor. Our purpose with this scientific investigation is present this specific immovable cutural value which is very successful to combine two different architecture culture at the same time. We believe that Nigde Bor Armenian Church and Cigizlar House above should be estorated fully as soon as possible and keep alive again as an urban museum or art center.

Keywords

Niğde Bor, ArmenianChurch, Turhısh House

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