Abild Church

Falkenberg, Sweden

The oldest parts of Abild Church were built in the 12th and 13th century. It is said to previously have had the name Saint John's church after John the Baptist. Most of the inventories are from the 17th century, during which the church was prolonged to the east. The church was painted in 1767. These paintings were later covered by new paintings, until they were restored in 1953. The church has been refurbished in 1927 and 1998. Within the church tombs can be found, where members of the noble families Thott and Lilliehöök are buried.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Daniel Nogard (7 months ago)
A quick visit
Erik Karlsson (2 years ago)
Nice old church
Göran Hugosson (3 years ago)
The sun shines cleanly and neatly everywhere. Visited Johan and Bernadina's grave, my grandmother and grandfather's grave. Happy with the condition and everything was raked and nice. Washed off the stone so nice.
Tobias Pettersson (3 years ago)
Church with a lot of history.
Mats Persson (5 years ago)
Really nice church WELL preserved
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