Bønsnes Church

Hole, Norway

Bønsnes Church is a small rectangle-shaped church from the built in the late 1200s. The medieval church was abandoned in the 16th and 17th centirues, but the restoration began in 1680 and used again as a parish church since 1727. The tower was erected in 1862.

Inside Bønsnes Church there is a preserved sculpture of the Virgin Mary with child from the 1200s, and a crucifix from the late 1400s. The pulpit in Bønsnes Church is from the late 1600s, and is originally from Grinaker stave church, which is now demolished. The pulpit and the sculpture were both colour adjusted when the church was re-painted in 1726.

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Bønsnesveien 409, Hole, Norway
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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