Borgeby Church

Furulund, Sweden

The original structure of Borgeby Church dates from the 13th century. It was extended and improved in the 18th and 19th centuries. The church is a simple, white-painted stone building with a typical Skåne church tower (similar to a form of a stepped gable). The font dates from Middle Ages. The altarpiece was painted by Mårten Eskil Winge in 1870.

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Founded: ca. 1200
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Viktor Akoral (2 years ago)
Nice architecture & lovely emergency when the organ is played.
Stefan Håkansson (2 years ago)
This is a historically very interesting place. In Viking times, there was a so-called trelleborg, ie a round settlement surrounded by a round fortification. In the 10th century, Harald Blåtand built a wooden church next to the trelleborg. It was replaced around 1200 by a stone church that was demolished in 1871 to make way for the current church.
Antonio Toutin (3 years ago)
Borgeby church is a church building by the Lödde river in Borgeby parish. It belongs to Bjärreds parish, formerly Borgeby parish, in Lund diocese. The church building The church was originally built around the year 1200. Then the church tower and the western part of the nave were built. In 1871 most of the old church was demolished. Then the nave was extended to the east and the church got its current three-sided choir. The tower got an upper part with double round arch windows that open when the bell rings. A fire broke out on March 28, 1915. The tower and the church bell fell down and punched holes in the attic above the armory. The entire roof truss of the nave and the beam layer in the tower were destroyed. During the repairs, the mass was held in Löddeköpinge church. After that, Borgeby belonged to Löddeköpinge until 1973.1987, an extensive renovation of the church was carried out, when, among other things, the pews were repainted and the church was newly whitewashed. The church is fenced with hedges and masonry. A tunnel has also been found between the castle and the church.
Nicolaus Malmgren (4 years ago)
Beautiful old church .. quiet area.
Alf-Göran Rappner (5 years ago)
Typical Skåne village / farm church.
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