Fjelstrup church is a big whitewashed church built in late Romanesque style. It was built with large medieval bricks and consists of a chancel and a nave. The church has been expanded with several extensions in late gothic style: an expansion of the chancel, an addition to the north and a tower to the west. At a later period a vestry was added to the north.
The nave has a flat plaster ceiling and the big chancel has been expanded quite a bit. In the 13th century two cross vaults were added and in the 14th century another one was added. The outside niches in the gable were added during this period as well.
The altarpiece contains pieces of an old renaissance styled altarpiece from 1617, but it was remodeled in 1864, at which point a picture of Christ on the cross was added. This picture has been swapped with the current picture, which shows The Last Supper. The old picture of Christ on the cross still hangs in the church. Furthermore the picture 'se det Guds Lam' ('see the Lamb of God') from the 18th century hangs in the chancel.
On the northern wall of the nave a beautiful crucifix from around 1250, in early gothic style. This crucifix is considered to be one of Denmarks most beautiful crucifixes from that period.
The granite baptistry was made in romanesque style in the 13th century and the baptismal basin is from the early 1920's. The pulpit is from the 17th century and was made in renaissance style. Lastly, the organ was built by Marcussen & Søn in Aabenraa.References:
Built around AD 90 to entertain the legionaries stationed at the fort of Caerleon (Isca), the impressive amphitheatre was the Roman equivalent of today’s multiplex cinema. Wooden benches provided seating for up to 6,000 spectators, who would gather to watch bloodthirsty displays featuring gladiatorial combat and exotic wild animals.
Long after the Romans left, the amphitheatre took on a new life in Arthurian legend. Geoffrey of Monmouth, the somewhat imaginative 12th-century scholar, wrote in his History of the Kings of Britain that Arthur was crowned in Caerleon and that the ruined amphitheatre was actually the remains of King Arthur’s Round Table.
Today it is the most complete Roman amphitheatre in Britain.