Skepptuna Church

Sigtuna, Sweden

Skepptuna was built of bricks and stone in the early 1200s, but it was destroyed by fire around 1300. During the restoration the church was enlarged. The altar screen with medieval paintings is the most valuable artefact in Skepptuna Church. It was done in Brussels and bought to Sweden after 1500. The font dates also from the early 1500s.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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