The defence tower next to the Brunflo Church dates from the 1170s and was originally part of the medieval church. The 30m high rectangular (9m x 9m) tower is an impressive and very rare structure in northern Sweden. There was also a similar tower in ruined Sunne Church. The oldest church bell in the  tower was casted in Stockholm in 1665.

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Kyrkvägen 31, Brunflo, Sweden
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Founded: 1170s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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