Stora Mellösa Church

Stora Mellösa, Sweden

Stora Mellösa Church was buit in the late 1100s. It was enlarged to the east in the 15th century and the porch and sacristy were added in the 16th century. The chapel of near Göksholm castle owners was built in the mid-1600s. The spire and some other parts were destroyed by fire in 1743. The restoration was made between 1830-1836.

The interior date mainly from the 1600-1800s. The font is original from the 12th century. There are two pre-Christian runestones in the churchyard.

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

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sv.wikipedia.org

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