Föra Church was established in the 11th century, but the oldest still remaining parts date from the mid-1100s. The massive tower was built some decades later. The octagonal lantern was added in 1828.

Fonts date from the early 1200s. There are several tombstones in the floor. The crucifix and couple of images of saints were made in late Middle Ages. The reredos was made in 1776. Pulpit was made in 1762 by Jonas Berggren.

A memory cross for priest Martinus stands southwest of the church. He was beaten to the death by mistake by a sheriff in 1431.

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Founded: ca. 1150
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Per-Erik Eriksson (4 years ago)
Very interesting reading outside of Mr Martin and how a misunderstanding can end horribly.
Per-Erik Eriksson (4 years ago)
Very interesting reading outside of Mr Martin and how a misunderstanding can end horribly.
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Annika (4 years ago)
The memorial grove in Föra, Northern Öland.
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