Norrsunda Church

Sigtuna, Sweden

The eastern tower of Norrsunda stone church was completed in the late 1100s. The nave was extended to the west and the porch and sacristy were built in the late 1400s. The chapel of Sparreska was added in 1633. The red brick chapel was built by Ebba Oxenstierna after her husband Johan Sparre. The tower got its present appearance in the first half of 1800s. The church was restored in 1902 and 1954.

The wall paintings have been created during three periods between the years 1300 and 1450. The pulpit was moved from the Rosersberg Castle chapel to Norrsunda in 1774.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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