Andebu Church

Andebu, Norway

Andebu stone church dates from the 12th century and it was dedicated to the Virgin Mary and St. Nicholas. On the south wall of the nave is a picture by the Dutchman Pieter Aertsen, painted in 1569. For many years this picture was the altarpiece in The Church of our Lady in Tønsberg. The altarpiece of Andebu church comprises three paintings framed by columns, with a larger picture of the Ascension above it, probably trom the first half of the 17th century. Font in gothic style from the 12th century, soapstone.

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Håskenveien 41, Andebu, Norway
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Ragnar Tollefsen (4 years ago)
Just outside Andebu center, rural and idyllically located, is this fine medieval church built in the 12th century. The church is built in Romanesque style and has been restored several times. Roof rider came into being in 1686. The sense of medieval churches, so this is one you must bring with you.
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