Kvenvær Church

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Kvenvær church
Kvenvær kirke
Kvenvær Church is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Kvenvær Church
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°31′47″N 8°22′54″E / 63.5298°N 8.3818°E / 63.5298; 8.3818
Location Hitra, Sør-Trøndelag
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Founded 1909
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Nils Ryjord
Administration
Parish Hitra
Deanery Orkdal
Diocese Diocese of Nidaros

Kvenvær church (Norwegian: Kvenvær kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Hitra in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. The church is located in the village of Kvenvær on the northwestern coast of the island of Hitra.

The church was consecrated in 1909. The decision to build the church was done by royal decree on 14 March 1908 and the church was built on the Steine farm at Kvenvær village. The new church replaced the old Kvenvær church on the island of Hakkebuøya west of Kvenvær. The old church stood there from the mid-1400s until 1934 when it was deconstructed, moved, and rebuilt as Forsnes chapel in Forsnes.[1]

References[edit]

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