Himmelev Church

Roskilde, Denmark

Himmelev Church dates probably from the late 1100s and it was built in Romanesque style. The tower and arches were added around 1300 as well as Gothic style windows. The tower was rebuilt of brick around 1550. The oldest item in church is a crucifix from the 1300s. The font dates from 1625 and pulpit from 1630. The altar was made by Anders Nielsen Hatts workshop in Roskilde in the early 1600s.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Flemming Lyngbeck Hansen (2 years ago)
Fin kirke og kirkegård
olav sejeroe (3 years ago)
Himmelev Kirke ligger højt med udsigt over Roskilde Fjord 2 km fra Roskilde Kirken består af et romansk skib med sengotisk østforlængelse, senromansk tårn og våbenhus. I 1300 årene har kirken fået hvælv. På tårnets vestgavl et halvtagshus, som i de gamle regnskaber kaldes ”Kalkhuset” Altertavlen fra 1618 og døbefonten af eg fra 1625 er fra Anders Hatts værksted. Himmelev Kirke nævnes i et pavebrev fra 1184 Himmelev Kirke hørte både før og efter til Roskilde Kapitel. Fra 1869 er den stiftslandsbykirke
Pia Borlund (3 years ago)
Var til foredrag,smukke lokaler.
Kim Rene Jensen (3 years ago)
Nice danish church
Gitta-Maria Sjöberg (3 years ago)
Wonderful concerthall, Big piano, acoustics and audience!
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