Stöllet Church

Torsby, Sweden

Stöllet Church (known as Norra Ny kyrka) was built in to the current site in 1764. There has been churches two kilometers south from the current church since the 13th century due Stöllet is located in the pilgrimage route of St. Olaf between Hammarö and Nidaros (Norway). There are a wooden sculpture of St. Olaf and triump crucifix in the church, both dating from the 13th century.

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

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Founded: 1764
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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Linda Högberg (2 years ago)
Mysig plats . Inget jag har någon knutpunkt till så mer en att det har varit ett bröllop o en begravning där.
Sune Nilsson (3 years ago)
A beautiful wooden church.
A. Pijnappels (3 years ago)
Very nice building. When we happened to pass by, we stopped for a while.
Annica Olsson (3 years ago)
Peaceful, beautiful and history.
Janne Sandgren (3 years ago)
Beautiful
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