Sunne Old Church Ruins

Östersund, Sweden

The old church of Sunne was built by Sverre Sigurdsson in 1178 after he had won Jämtland pagans in the battle. The battle took place on the ice of Storsjön. The building of the church was a penalty for the loosing side, the pagans. Today it is in ruins.

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

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Founded: 1178
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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