Naverstad Church

Bullaren, Sweden

Naverstad Church, one of the oldest and most notable in the county, is built in stone and the oldest part - the choir - dates from the mid-12th century. The tower was added in 1669 and damaged twice during the 18th century - by an earthquake and then by lightning. A separate belfry was built in 1746. An oak sculpture from the 14th century represents the Virgin Mary. The altar and pulpit are 17th century. The 17th century altar piece represents Jesus in Gethsamane, Jesus on the Cross, and The Resurrection. Christian von Schönfeldt painted the latticework in the 1720's, and the roof paintings, which were finished in 1731.

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Founded: c. 1150
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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www.vastsverige.com

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Birgitta Alfredsson (18 months ago)
Godaste Hallonet (2 years ago)
Väldigt mysig med ett intimt intryck. Vackra gamla målningar och en bra klang i orgeln. Inte troende men den här kyrkan gav bra vibbar. Obekväma bänkar som vanligt men det är ju så man vet att man är i kyrkan.
Mohammad Qarawolos (3 years ago)
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