Västra Vemmenhög Church

Skurup, Sweden

The beautiful granite tower, which was built by the parishioners, was completed in 1812. Nothing remains of the old church that originated from the 13th century. It was torn down and replaced by the present church in 1868. The Church of Västra Vemmenhög is beautifully situated on a hill. The altarpiece was made in 1618 and the cruficix dates from the 15th century. The church bell was made in 1793.

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Founded: 1812
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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