Døllefjelde Church

Sakskobing, Denmark

Døllefjelde Church was originally a tiny chapel built before 1362. The present choir served as the nave. The wodden crucifix dates from 1300 and the glass painting of the knight Henrik Plot dates from 1400.


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Panna Friis-Grigoncza (4 years ago)
John Hansen (4 years ago)
Døllefjelde, village 9 km southeast of Sakskøbing. St. Kjeld's Chapel was built in 1266 as a small pilgrimage church near St. Kjeld's Source (a well is located northeast of the rectory). The popularity of the Holy Source led to the expansion of the chapel in the 1300s and 1400s, and it now appears as Døllefjelde Church. Every year, a large spring market was held on Mikkelsdag, 29 September. Since 1980, the tradition has been revived with the Døllefjelde-Musse Creamer market during the big-day holiday.
Jan Sognnes Rasmussen (5 years ago)
A beautiful whitewashed village church built around 1100. Døllefjelde church choir is the ship in an older Romanesque church. The original church has been rather small and thus not turned on. In the 14th century, the new ship was built and a little later the tower. Ifm. a restoration in 1694, a sacristy on the south side of the choir was broken down. The same applies to the porch, which was previously located at the ship's north side. In the course of the years, it was repeatedly complained of its fallacy, and in 1855—56 it was demolished, while the entrance of the church was abandoned to the tower, where there had so far been a material house. After belonging to the county of Knuthenborg since 1714, the church passed to self-ownership on July 1, 1911
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