You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

The Old Post Office, Ockbrook

The Moravian Church was formed in Moravia (now part of the Czech Republic) in the 15th Century. A Moravian community settled in Ockbrook in the 1740s, and built their Church in 1752. They obeyed a strict religious code. Men and women had to enter the chapel by separate doors according to the strict segregation rule of the order. The settlement continued to grow and includes many fine 18th and 19th…