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Rybářská No. 37 Rybářská no. 37, overview

Location:
Rybářská No. 37

Description of the Building:
One-storey renaissance building with sgraffitos.

Architectural and Historical Development:
One-storey building, which has a lower attic floor and half imbedded basement on the front. The rooms on the ground floor have flat ceilings and the basement is underneath the entire depth of the building, which is oval barrel vaulted. On the back of the allotments is a barn. On the plaster is a decorative sgraffito blocking, which can be observed on a jump on the front facade. The house was built in the second half of the 15th or at the beginning of the 16th century. Adaptations took place in 1897, 1911, 1921 and 1962. Part of the masonry and cellars were preserved from the original estate.

Significant Architectural Features:
Sgraffito letters and sea waves.

History of the House Residents:
The first known owner of the house was a deaf Oswald, in 1520, who was in 1540 replaced by some Smelzar. After him a potter, named Bradáč resided in the house. In the time frame of 1559 - 1580 Hans Luschner lived there, then a locksmith named lame Janek occupied the house. The next owner was Kryštof Ortner, until 1588 when Kryštof Luschner inhabited the house. In 1602 Kašpar Pleminger resided in the house, and from 1607 a currier, Kašpar Khersten, lived there. The next owner of the house, from 1611 - 1618, was Valentin Gausch, who was a currier. From 1621. Jakub Gojauer resided in the house, and from 1636, Martin Viltschku (Vlček) lived there. His family owned the house until 1706. In this year Jakub Kaltenhöffer moved to the house, and then in 1709, a butcher, named Richard Schmal owned the house. His family, which inherited the butcher's trade, occupied the house until at least 1786, when Šebestián Streintz moved in. From 1803 until at least the 1840`s the house belonged to the Schubert family. In the 19th century the house was occupied by a draper, a tanner, and finally a butcher. The butchers trade was conducted in the house at least until 1929.

Rybářská no. 37, detail of the facade

Stories And Other Interesting Information:
On the house facade are two legends in the German language from the end of the 16th century, apparently from the time when the house belonged to a locksmith, Hans Luschner, called lame: TRINCK : VD : IS : GOT : NIT : VER : GIS : BEHALT : DEIN : EHR D WIRT NIT : MEHR : VAN : INER : HAB : DEN EIN TVCH GRAB : NICHT : SORG : FIR ... h. SONDER : FOR : D WER : WAS : WEISS : DER : SCHWEIG : WEM WOL : IST : DER BLEIB : WER : WAS : HAT : DER : BEHALT : DAN : VNGLVK : KVMT: BALD : GLAVB : NIT : ALES : WAS : DV : HORST : THV NIT : ALLES : WAS : DV : KANST : SAG : NIT : ALLLES : WAS : DV : WAIST : BRAVCH : NIT : ALLES : WAS : DV : HAST : BEGER : NIT : ALLES : WAS : DV : SICHS : BLEIBST TV : VOL : INIDERT ... KIRCHEN : ANDECHTIG. [Drink and eat, don't forget about God. Keep your honour, don't care about a funeral robe, but about ... Who knows something, however keep silent. Who is well, stick to it. Who has something, keep it, because misery comes suddenly. Don't believe to everything you hear. Don't do everything that you are able to do. Don't say everything you know. Don't use everything you have. Don't ask for everything you see. Be devotional in the church... ]

Present Use:
Club "U Hada" and Accommodation U Hada.