Pöytyä Church

Pöytyä, Finland

The wooden cruciform church in Pöytyä was built in the year 1793 and was designed by Mikael Piimänen. Next to the church there is a rare timber enclosure from the old church. At the church square there is a clearer´s statue and on the graveyard a soldier´s statue, both designed by Aarre Aaltonen. There are also monuments of Antti Lizelius and Fr. G. Hedberg in the church area. The church milieu has been marked as national built heritage site by the National Board of Antiques.

Reference: Loimaanseutu.fi

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Founded: 1793
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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