Fillan Church

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Fillan church
Fillan kirke
View of the church
Fillan Church is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Fillan Church
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°36′27″N 8°58′29″E / 63.6074°N 8.9747°E / 63.6074; 8.9747
Location Hitra, Sør-Trøndelag
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Founded 16 September 1789
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Administration
Parish Hitra
Deanery Orkdal
Diocese Diocese of Nidaros

Fillan church (Norwegian: Fillan kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The church is located in the village of Fillan, which is also the municipal center of Hitra.

The church was consecrated on 16 September 1789, which makes it the oldest existing church on Hitra island. The red church building is made of wood and it was designed by architect Fredrich Bertelsen Ødegaard.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fillan kirke" (in Norwegian). Orkdals prosti. Retrieved 2010-12-30.