Svarteborg Church

Dingle, Sweden

The first written record of Svarteborg Church dates back to 1391, but the church is probably built already in the 1100s or 1200s. The current appearance originates from the restoration made in 1708. The wooden tower was erected in 1757. The Baroquie style pulpit and altar were made in the 1600s. the paintings in ceilings were made probably by Christian von Schönfeldt in 1741.

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

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Svarteborg 60, Dingle, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Lars-Erik Ankarskär (6 months ago)
Hello all fellow human beings who walk the path of life. Svarteborgs kyrka is historically very interesting and can contribute with astonishing stories. Like the burglary of two brothers, which ended with one forgetting the slouch hat on the altar efyeråt. Lars-Erik Ankarskär Lysekil
Kerstin Mannerek (8 months ago)
Beautifully located. Very nice paintings.
greger olofsson (2 years ago)
Nice Rhododendron nearby.
Birgitta Ek (2 years ago)
Beautiful church & very well maintained cemetery.
Göte Carlsson (2 years ago)
Beautiful church in a historically interesting environment.
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