Vassås Church

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Vassås Church
Vassås kirke
Vassås Church is located in Nordland
Vassås Church
Vassås Church
Location in Nordland
Coordinates: 65°05′54″N 12°25′16″E / 65.0982°N 12.4212°E / 65.0982; 12.4212
Location Bindal, Nordland
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Completed 1733
Specifications
Capacity 280
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Vassås
Deanery Sør-Helgeland
Diocese Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland

Vassås Church (Norwegian: Vassås kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Bindal in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Vassås. The church is part of the Vassås parish in the Sør-Helgeland deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. There has been a church at this site for centuries. The earliest known church here dates back to at least 1250. The present octagonal church building was built in 1733 to replace an old stave church. The present church seats about 280 people.[1]

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  1. ^ "Vassås kirke" (in Norwegian). Bindal kommune. Retrieved 2011-11-01.