Bjørnfjell Chapel

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Bjørnfjell Chapel
Bjørnfjell kapell
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View of the chapel
Bjørnfjell Chapel is located in Nordland
Bjørnfjell Chapel
Bjørnfjell Chapel
Location of the chapel
Bjørnfjell Chapel is located in Norway
Bjørnfjell Chapel
Bjørnfjell Chapel
Bjørnfjell Chapel (Norway)
68°26′07″N 18°04′06″E / 68.4352°N 18.0683°E / 68.4352; 18.0683Coordinates: 68°26′07″N 18°04′06″E / 68.4352°N 18.0683°E / 68.4352; 18.0683
LocationNarvik, Nordland
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusChapel
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Bjarne Romsloe
Architectural typeLong church
Completed1952
Specifications
MaterialsWood
Administration
ParishBjerkvik
DeaneryOfoten prosti
DioceseSør-Hålogaland

Bjørnfjell Chapel (Norwegian: Bjørnfjell kapell) is a chapel of the Church of Norway in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Bjørnfjell, just west of the border with Sweden. It is an annex chapel in the Bjerkvik parish which is part of the Ofoten prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white, wooden chapel was built in a long church style in 1952 by the architect Bjarne Romsloe.[1] The chapel is located in a rural area that is populated with vacation cabins that are popular with the residents of the town of Narvik.[2]

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  1. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  2. ^ Thorsnæs, Geir, ed. (2016-07-03). "Bjørnfjell". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-11-11.