Daugård Church

Daugård, Denmark

The large white-washed church in Daugård has a Romanesque choir and nave with late Gothic additions: a tower to the west and a porch to the south. The choir arch seems expanded in the late Gothic period and like the eastern part of the choir rebuilt in monk bricks.

Upon the north wall of the choir were in 1956 found fragmentaric Romanesque frescoes from c. 1200. The altarpiece is a typical work by Jens Hiernøe from c. 1800 with corintich pillars, vases and symbols. In the big field a painting from the late 1800s, a copy of Carl Bloch's Gethsemane. Chalice from 1692. Late Gothic ore candelabres. A fine Romanesque font with lions with characteristic manes, reflecting ornaments from the Viking period and connecting it to fonts in Ejstrup and Nr. Snede church. A pulpit in simple Renaissance from 1610 with Tuscany corner pillars, repaired in 1939.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Lonni Bonde Vilstrup (4 months ago)
Nice church.
hanne sørensen (14 months ago)
Beautiful
hanne sørensen (14 months ago)
Beautiful
Lars “zpaze” Møllenberg (2 years ago)
Nice and clean toilet :-)
Lars “zpaze” Møllenberg (2 years ago)
Nice and clean toilet :-)
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