An Evaluation on Kastamonu Ibn Neccâr Mosque
Kastamonu Ibn-i Neccâr Mosgue, which has feature of being the first of the time, was built in 1353 by Haci Nusret, son of Murat who famed with the name Dülgeroglu durin Adil Bey of Candaroğlu Seigniory.
It is located in the corner of Eliguzel Street in Ibn-i NeccârQuarter which is in the south side of the Kastamonu Castle. The mosque is made up of sanctuary and narthex. The mosque was entirely built of cut-stone, and has a square plan. The single dome, which covers the sanctuary, is reached to from the corners, through plain squinches. The ground of the northex, of which upper surface is covered with three small domes, is laid for Stone.
The high point of the mosque is its wooden door. The completely curved door has double wooden leafs. There are wooden gathering places on both sides of the entrance gate. The ceiling of the dome is decorated with round written Sura of Ihlas, and around the dome and window frames were ornamented with hand-drawn plant motifs. Given all these features, the mosque is the one of the samples of the single domed mosques in the Anatolian Architecture.
Kastamonu, Ibn Neccar, Mosque, Wooden, Period of Candaroğlu Seigniory.