Svärdsjö Church

Svärdsjö, Sweden

Oldest parts of the Svärdsjö Church date from the 1300s and the latest restoration was made in 1873. The church was substantially extended in the 17th and 18th centuries. A particular attraction are the ceiling frescoes, which were painted in the late 15th century. The baptismal font date from from the 13th and triumph crucifix from 16th century.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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swede623 said 7 years ago
the church is virtually unchanged from a 1926 post card my mother received from my grandmother in 1926


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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