Øster Ulslev Church

Øster-Ulslev, Denmark

Øster Ulslev Church was built around 1225 and the tower was added in 1693. The font dates also from c. 1225 and pulpit from 1625. The altarpiece was painted in 1853.

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Founded: c. 1225
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Ina Klaaby Ludvigsen (3 years ago)
Nice little church with a super sweet pastor.
John Hansen (3 years ago)
It is not the impression "Danish village church" you get when you see Øster Ulslev Church for the first time. What you first notice is the octagonal spire in the middle of the roof. As far as is known, it was set up in 1694. The church is considered one of Lolland's elders, although one has no definite baptismal certificate for the church, so it is known that it was built in the Romanesque period from 1150 to 1300.
tine haffner (3 years ago)
A nice little church
Panna Ildi (4 years ago)
Jan Sognnes Rasmussen (4 years ago)
Meget smuk lille landsbykirke, som ligger centralt i byen. Opført omkring år 1225. Tagrytteren blev tilføjet i 1693. Våbenhuset er fra 1854 og afløste et ældre og noget større. Sagnet siger, at en herre ved navn Ugge har rådet over Øster- og Vester Ulslev og med sine skibe haft vinterleje begge steder, »hvortil endnu kan vises troværdige kendetegn og derom med mere fandtes breve i stiftskisten, som her endnu står i Øster Ulslev kirke, men bleve forkomne i den svenske feide«. (Svenskerne gik over isen fra Langeland til Lolland i 5-6. februar 1658)
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