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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Kent och Anita Jansson (2 years ago)
Hi I am quite often in the cemetery and planting flowers has my family lying there but lacks sofas to sit on and remember but family. Anita
Katrin Alexandersson (3 years ago)
Beautiful church
Hans Bjorkman (3 years ago)
Nice medieval church with several interesting run stones around the church. A particularly nice one with text on three pages.
Ingalill Lundberg (4 years ago)
My church that follows me in both joy and sorrow ?
Annalena Erkas (4 years ago)
Nice church with cemetery outside Norrtälje. I was looking for a special grave but didn't find my friend. Probably he is in the memorial hut, it is usually nowadays ...
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