Kviteseid Old Church

Kviteseid, Norway

Kviteseid old church dates from c. 1260 and it has about 200 seats. The church is built in the Romanesque style. Dendrochronological analysis have revealed there may have been a wooden church already in the 1100s.

The church has a special roof and ceiling with 20 fields painted by Thomas Blixus in 1714. The altarpiece dates from 1732. The church was restored in 1929 and 1969.

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Founded: c. 1260
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Tore S (10 months ago)
Nicely located together with the village garden and the old rectory.
Nicklas Iversen (2 years ago)
A beautiful church in beautiful surroundings.
Marie Sal (3 years ago)
wenche fjeldheim (3 years ago)
Great old church
Ragnar Tollefsen (3 years ago)
Steinkirke built about 1260 which was in use until 1916 when the new Kviteseid church was completed.
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