Bälinge Church

Tystberga, Sweden

Bälinge Church dates back to the end of 1100s. In the mid-1300s Bo Jonsson (Grip) built near Sundboholm castle and probably the church choir was also reconstructed then as well as the new sacristy. The Gyllenstierna family chapel was added in 1656. The belfry dates from 1762.

The inner walls are decorated with several medieval consecration crosses and murals painted by master Peder between 1621-1622. The altar and pulpit were made in the early 1700s.

This Bälinge Church in Södermanland, Diocese of Strängnäs, should not be confused with other churches with same name in Uppland and Västergötland.

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778, Tystberga, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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