Kullerstad Church

Norrköping, Sweden

Kullerstad church is a whitewashed Romanesque stone church dating from the 13th century. It is known of two Gunnar's bridge runestones: according runes there was a man named Håkon who dedicated a bridge to the memory of his son Gunnar. The first runestone was found in the exterior wall of the church of Kullerstad in 1969 and is raised in the cemetery. The second stone was discovered in a church only 500 metres away and is also raised in the cemetery. The second stone informs that Håkon raised more than one stone in memory of his son and that the son died vestr or 'in the West.'

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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