Byneset Church

Spongdal, Norway

Byneset Church is a medieval church consecrated to the saint Michael. The year consecration is not exactly known, but it is assumed that it was about 1180. The same mason signatures are also found at the Nidaros Cathedral, indicating that the same masons were used in the construction of both churches. The church is built in a Romanesque style and it is a stone 'long church'. The tower was built around 1650. In 1656, a 'weapon house' was constructed in front of the west gate. It was renovated in 1811 and again in the 1970s.

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Maybe my ancestor was baptised in this church His name was Christen Jansz Graan Baptised March 7th 1675 Maybe his name is still in the archives


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Founded: c. 1180
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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