Väte Church was built of stone during the 1300s and is one of the largest in Gotland. It consists of thee naves with arches, sacristy and chancel the north side. The chancel with vestry was built around 1300. The nave is considered to originate from the master Egypticus or his workshop.

The triumph crucifix originate from the earlier church (made around 1200) and the baptismal font was carved by master Byzantios in the 1100s.

References:
  • Wikipedia
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: ca. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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