Rinkaby Church

Rinkaby, Sweden

Rinkaby Church, made of brick, dates probably from the mid-1200s. The most interesting detail are rich mural paintings in vaults. Frescoes were done by so-called Vittskövle master or his students in the 15th century. The paintings describe year seasons in peasant's life. The pulpit dates from the 17th century.

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

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Kyrkvägen 3, Rinkaby, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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romywebb se (2 years ago)
Liten trevlig kyrkobyggnad men platsen känns lite övergiven.
Lars Skough (2 years ago)
Rinkaby kyrka ligger diskret ett stycke från stora vägen. Kyrkan byggdes någon gång på 1100-1200-talet. Den är liten och ganska låg men i mycket gott skick. Charmig i sin lågmälda enkelhet. Fint målade takvalv.
Kjell Juhlin (2 years ago)
Joakim Nilsson (3 years ago)
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