Husby-Sjuhundra Church

Rimbo, Sweden

Husby-Sjuhundra Church is one of the oldest in Uppland. It was built in the late 1100s. The construction material is grey stone and it is dedicated to St. Lawrence. The church was probably built by the order of Knut Eriksson, the son of famous Eric IX of Sweden. The current choir dates from the mid-1200s and Gothic roof arches from the 1400s. The medieval tower was demolished in 1728 and the church was enlarged. The current belfry dates was erected in 1812.

There is a Madonna sculpture from the 1200s and triumph crucifix from the late 1300s. The altar dates also from 1400s, but the altar painting itself was made in 1700s.

Outside Husby-Sjuhundra church are two runestones standing next to each other. There are also several fragments of runestones inside the church.

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1071, Rimbo, Sweden
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Ann-sofie Andersson (3 years ago)
Rofylld plats för vår syster
Marika Thoor (3 years ago)
Anders Roshage (4 years ago)
Rolig Runsten invid kyrkan. Som tillägnats en brorsa, som skulle resa till "England" men förkom sig i "Denmark" Men som det skrivs, så hoppades släkten att han skulle nå himmelen, för att han var inte så kul att ha att göra med här på jorden.
Henning Larsson (5 years ago)
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