Byneset Church

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Byneset Church
Byneset kirke
Byneset.jpg
View of the church
Byneset Church is located in Sør-Trøndelag
Byneset Church
Byneset Church
Location in Sør-Trøndelag
Byneset Church is located in Norway
Byneset Church
Byneset Church
Byneset Church (Norway)
Coordinates: 63°21′21″N 10°06′59″E / 63.35583°N 10.11639°E / 63.35583; 10.11639
Location Byneset, Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Former name(s) St. Michaelskirken
Dedication St. Michael
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architectural type Romanesque
Groundbreaking ca 1160
Completed ca 1180
Specifications
Capacity 230
Materials Stone
Administration
Parish Byneset
Deanery Heimdal
Diocese Diocese of Nidaros

Byneset Church (Norwegian: Byneset kirke) is a medieval church in the Byneset area of the city of Trondheim in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. The church is part of the Byneset parish in the Heimdal deanery in the Diocese of Nidaros.[1]

The church was consecrated as St. Michaelskirken and dedicated to the Archangel Michael. The year of consecration is not exactly known, but it is assumed that it was about 1180. The same mason signatures are also found at the Nidaros Cathedral, indicating that the same masons were used in the construction of both churches. The church is built of stone in a Romanesque style and is a long church. The tower was built around 1650. In 1656, a Church porch was constructed in front of the west gate. The church was renovated in 1811 and again in the 1970s.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Byneset Church". Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Byneset kirke". Den Norske Kirke. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ Odd Roger (4 December 2011). "Byneset kirke". Byneset Historielag. Retrieved October 1, 2016. 

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