Almby Church

Örebro, Sweden

Almby Church is the oldest one in Örebro. According the Dendrochronological investigation the oldest part, a choir, was built around the year 1120. The church was enlarged during the 13th century and modified again in the 15th century. The sacristy was added in the 16th century. In 1656 let baron Gustav Eriksson Leijonhufvud to build a chapel to the church.

The church’s font dates from the Middle Ages. The small bell in the tower is one of the oldest in this part of Sweden; it was cast in the 13th century. The church has two 17th century chandeliers. Its elaborate pulpit was carved in 1681.

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

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Founded: ca. 1120
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Berith Johansson (2 years ago)
Very nice nice little church
Stefan (3 years ago)
Nice little church with nice memorial grove. Pictures from All Saints' Day
Håkan Nylander (3 years ago)
Nice place❤❤
nizze augustsson (3 years ago)
A nice and quiet place
Maj-Gun Lindén (3 years ago)
Very nice church and very nicely built cemetery.
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