Trosa Country Church

Vagnhärad, Sweden

The oldest parts of Trosa Country Church (lands kyrka) were built in the 1200s. The sacristy was added later in the 1300s, vaults and tower in the 1400s. The strong tower may have had a defensive purpose. In 1773 church was badly damaged by fire and restored. The altarpiece is painted in Netherlands in the mid-1500s. The pulpit was made in Stockholm in 1706. The crucifix dates from the end of 1200s and wooden sculpture of St. Anne (North Germany) from 1400s. The font is made in Gotland and is as old as the church itself.

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785, Vagnhärad, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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