Balling Church

Spøttrup, Denmark

Balling church was built of stone in Romanesque style around 1200. The tower was added in the late Middle Ages, but today only the lower part of it exists. The chapel and porch were added in 1500s. The current tower was erected in 1945. The altar table dates from 1580s and the painting from c. 1600. The pulpit was built around 1800.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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Børge Nielsen Boe (Borge) (2 years ago)
Large beautiful village church.
Finn Vejbæk (4 years ago)
Carsten Fink Pedersen (4 years ago)
Diana Sørensen (5 years ago)
A nice church and a pleasant priest
Allan Pedersen (6 years ago)
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