Lemböte Chapel

Lemland, Finland

The chapel of Lemböte is a ruined stone church in Lemland. It has dated to the beginning of 16th century, but first records of the chapel are from the 13th century. Lemland was then an important waypoint between Denmark and Baltic.

Archaeologists found a treasure of 270 silver coins inside the chapel in the 19th century. Coins are today in the Åland museum.

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Founded: 1500-1530
Category: Ruins in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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