Vestenskov Church

Nakskov, Denmark

Vestenskov Church was built of red bricks originally between 1250 and 1300. It was enlarged in the 1400s and the church size was was nearly doubled. There is an external wooden bell tower. The Renaissance altar dates from 1590s, but it was restored in 1650. The pulpit was carved in 1627.

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Founded: 1250-1300
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Tonny Johansson (21 months ago)
Nice, well maintained and very, very quiet and comfortable.
Peter Hansen (2 years ago)
John Hansen (2 years ago)
The church is built of red monk stones and mainly of 2 turns. The oldest is the choir and the eastern half of the ship from 1200. In the cemetery stands a lollandic bell table. It is made of oak wood and covered with horizontal boards from modern times. The altarpiece is from 1590, but has been greatly transformed. In the board is a painting of the sacrament from 1650. The pulpit is from 1627 with depictions of Christ and 3 evangelists carved into wood. Built in the year 1200, stylish: Romanesque & Gothic.
Patrick Jensen (2 years ago)
Beautiful old
Britt og Ib Walbum (3 years ago)
Jeg var i Vestenskov sognegård. Gode lokaler til små møder.
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