Gumlösa Church

Vinslöv, Sweden

According the first written record Gumlösa Church was inaugurated by archbishop Absalon of Lund in 1191. It is the oldest church in the Nordic countries built of brick. The vaulting and the tower were built already to the original church, which has been very unusual. The top of the tower was added in the 14th century.

Due the documents there were even 96 relics in Gumlösa church in the Middle Ages. The font, made of sandstone, dates from the 1100s. The other interior was mainly destroyed by fire in 1904.

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2030, Vinslöv, Sweden
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Founded: 1191
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Christer Götesson (2 years ago)
Louisa Skanshed (2 years ago)
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Annika Åkesson (2 years ago)
Väldigt fin kyrka från 1100-talet.
Simon Isaksson (2 years ago)
Trevlig liten församling med stabil barn- och ungdomsverksamhet.
Rick J (3 years ago)
A nice little parish with the usual services
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