The Church of the Holy Trinity

Rauma, Finland

According some references there has been a wooden church and stone sacristy in Rauma even since the 14th century. It might be true that stones of the sacristy was used as a part of the Holy Trinity Church. It was built in the 15th and 16th centuries to replace earlier wooden church.

Anyway, church destroyed in a fire in 1640, and the Church of the Holy Cross has served as the parish church ever since. There are still some ruins remaining in the park area.

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Founded: 1495-1505
Category: Ruins in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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