Danderyd Church

Danderyd, Sweden

The sacristy and the northeast side of the Danderyd Church were built around 1400. The current appearance dates mainly from the restoration made in 1600s. The church has a strong relation to Baner noble family, who owned the church lands and the near Djursholm Castle for centuries. There are two grave of Baner family in the church and the pulpit (1628) and altar (1707) are donated by them. Among other inventory there are also a medieval Christ sculpture (1100s), curificix (early 1200s) and Madonna sculpture (1300s).

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: c. 1400
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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