Tjølling Church

Larvik, Norway

Tjølling and Kaupang were one of the oldest and biggest Viking settlements in Scandinavia. The Tjølling Church, built in the early 1100s, had a connection to the Viking trading centre and ancient Huseby farm. The church was damaged by fire in 1360 and rebuilt. A rare earthquake damaged it again in 1750s. The restoration took place in 1762-1767 and the appearance was modified to the Rococo style. The altarpiece and pulpit date from the 17th century.

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Håkestadveien, Larvik, Norway
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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