Husby-Sjutolft Church

Ekolsund, Sweden

The oldest part of current Husby-Sjutolfts church was probably built in the 1200s or 1300s and originally belonged to an earlier wooden church. The nave was probably built during the 1300s and steeple in the early 1400s. The tower got its present appearance tower in 1783.

Albertus Pictor decorated Husby-Sjutolft church with biblical subjects in the 1470s or 1480s. His signature is above the entrance to the sacristy. The sandstone font is the oldest artefact in church, dating back to the 13th century. The altar screen was made in the 1460s. The pulpit is probably donated by Åke Henriksson Tott from Ekolsund castle. In the middle of the church hangs a great chandelier that is donated by Sten Bielke and his wife.

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580, Ekolsund, Sweden
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Founded: 13-14th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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