Björlanda Church

Torslanda, Sweden

The Björlanda Church is a medieval church built in the 13th and 14th centuries. It was inaugurated, according to the Icelandic skald Eysteinn Ásgrímsson, on a 15 July; the year of the inauguration is not known. The building has been renovated and extended numerous times. Additional windows were installed in the 17th century. In 1734, the medieval choir was torn down. The renovation works of 1936 resulted in the discovery of medieval murals. The church is surrounded by a churchyard, the first records of which come from the 18th century.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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