Løvøya Chapel

Horten, Norway

Løvøya chapel was built at some time between 1223-1398. The chapel was dedicated to St. Halvard and St. Martin. Its form is known from Orkney and Man islands with a nave and chancel built together. Also the circular light openings in gable walls are typical to this church architecture. After the Reformation in 1536 Løvøya chapel was left to decay for centuries. In 1882 the ruins were restored and in 1950 Løvøya Chapel was reopened to ecclesiastical use.

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Løvøyveien 40, Horten, Norway
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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