Olden Church

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Olden Church
Olden kyrkje
View of the church
Olden Church is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Olden Church
Olden Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
61°49′39″N 6°48′30″E / 61.8274°N 6.8083°E / 61.8274; 6.8083Coordinates: 61°49′39″N 6°48′30″E / 61.8274°N 6.8083°E / 61.8274; 6.8083
Location Stryn Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Consecrated 19 Dec 1934
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Daniel J. Muri
Completed 1934
Specifications
Capacity 500
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Olden
Deanery Nordfjord prosti
Diocese Diocese of Bjørgvin

Olden Church (Norwegian: Olden kyrkje) is a parish church in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Olden on 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 red, wooden church was built in 1934 to replace the Old Olden Church as the main church for the parish. The church was designed by the architect Daniel J. Muri and it was consecrate on 19 December 1934 by the Bishop Andreas Fleischer. The church seats about 500 people.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Olden kyrkje". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Olden church". Sogn og Fjordane Archives. Retrieved 2013-10-16.