The yellow brick church of Lomma was built between 1871-1873. The present church replaced a medieval building that had stood on the same site since the 12th century. The altar dates from 1566 and it was reconstructed in 1935. There is also a beautiful silver chalice.

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Founded: 1871-1873
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Union with Norway and Modernization (Sweden)

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