Skagen Church

Skagen, Denmark

The Skagen area suffered from severe problems with sand drift up through the 18th century and in 1795 the old church had to be abandoned. It was a brick church of considerable size dedicated to Saint Lawrence which dated from the beginning of the 15th century and located 2 km south-west of the town centre.

A new church was built in 1841 to the design of Christian Frederik Hansen. The design was adapted in 1909-10 by Ulrik Plesner who also designed a number of other buildings in Skagen. Plesner collaborated with Thorvald Bindesbøll on the interior. Anne L. Hansen created interior decorations and a new colour scheme in 1989.

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Ved Kirken 2, Skagen, Denmark
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Founded: 1841
Category: Religious sites in Denmark

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Ivenne Mecking (2 years ago)
Beautiful church.
DEEP NORTH SEA PILOT (3 years ago)
To be visit , very beautiful and interesting history.
Erik Z (4 years ago)
Beautiful place
Philip Fabritzi (4 years ago)
beautiful little church in a beatiful town. it is worth a visit.
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