Hilleshög Church

Ekerö, Sweden

The Hilleshög Church is a mostly Romanesque edifice, built in granite and brick, with some parts from the 17th and 18th centuries and later additions. It was probably built in the late 1100s and the sacristy and the porch were added in the 15th century.

Many of the paintings in the interior, dating back to the end of 13th century and they early 15th century, were painted over in the 18th century but were restored in the 1920s and in 2002, together with some of the furniture.

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Founded: ca. 1170
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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