Bollnäs Church

Bollnäs, Sweden

Bollnäs church was originally built in the 14th and 15th centuries. One opening is known to have taken place November 3, 1468, probably concerning the church tower. Later alterations include the addition of the north and south transepts, built in 1753-1755.

The church holds a larger collection of wooden medieval sculptures than any other parish church in the Nordic countries. Three of the altarpieces are major works of art from the late 15th century or early 16th century, including an altarpiece dedicated to Virgin Mary, made byHaaken Gulleson c. 1520. Also dating from late 15th century or early 16th century is the most valuable eucharistic chalice, with its paten (a small plate).

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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Kila Fors (6 months ago)
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Nice church.But was lock.j
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