Old Olden Church

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Old Olden Church
Olden gamle kyrkje
View of the church
Old Olden Church is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Old Olden Church
Old Olden Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
61°49′38″N 6°48′29″E / 61.8273°N 6.8081°E / 61.8273; 6.8081Coordinates: 61°49′38″N 6°48′29″E / 61.8273°N 6.8081°E / 61.8273; 6.8081
Location Stryn Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Style Cruciform
Completed 1759
Capacity 250
Materials Wood
Parish Olden
Deanery Nordfjord prosti
Diocese Diocese of Bjørgvin

Old Olden Church (Norwegian: Olden gamle kyrkje) is a historic parish church in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Olden at the north end of the Oldedalen valley. The church is part of the Olden parish in the Nordfjord deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden, cruciform church was built in 1759 and it was the only church in the Oldedalen valley until 1934 when the new Olden Church was completed. The church seats about 250 people.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Olden gamle kyrkje". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Olden gamle kyrkje" (in Norwegian). NRK Fylkesleksikon. Retrieved 2013-10-16.