• Denomination: Pitargu Mosque

  • District: Paphos

  • Town/Village: Pitargu

  • Category: Mosque

  • Religion: Muslim

  • A.Monument: No

  • Ref#: 79

Description (Typology, Period, Actual Use)

This is a rectangular planned building of which nearly half is used as a mosque and the other part as a school. The entrance of the mosque is from a wide and flat arch. On the wall of the flat arch there is a false pointed arch. The mosque has pointed arched windows with stone frames. Corner stone exists. The roof leaks and is supported by an iron beam. The ceiling is soletex. Currently, not in use.

General Conditions

Structure: Good

Facade: Good

Roof: Fair

Interior: Good

Decoration: Good

Mass: Preserved

Humidity: Existing Mark

Comments: Damp is rising from the ground as well as comes from the roof.

Building Materials

Technical Details/Materials Used

Walls: Stone

Roof: French Tiles

Floors: Mosaic

Doors: Wood

Windows: Wood shutters (not original)


Icons: No

Hagiography: No

Michrap: Yes

Small Signs: No

Architect Plans

Architect Plans: No

Cadastral Elements: Village Plan 1:1250 Plot 21

Proposed Protection Measures

Roof must be repaired. Windows must be renewed with original details. Corner stones and stone frames must be cleaned from painting.