Fløan Church

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Fløan Church
Fløan kirke
Flokirka.JPG
Drawing of Fløan church by Gerhard Schøning (1774)
Fløan Church is located in Nord-Trøndelag
Fløan Church
Fløan Church
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Fløan Church is located in Norway
Fløan Church
Fløan Church
Location in Nord-Trøndelag
Coordinates: 63°32′06″N 10°47′17″E / 63.5349°N 10.7881°E / 63.5349; 10.7881
Location Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Demolished
Style Wood
Completed 15th century
Closed 17th century
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Nidaros

Fløan Church (Fløan kirke) was a medieval church that stood in the village of Fløan in the Skatval area of present-day Stjørdal municipality, Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. The church was located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northwest of Stjørdalshalsen. Materials from Fløan church are presented at Trøndelag Folkemuseum at Sverresborg in Trondheim.

History[edit]

The first written record of the church is in the Aslak Bolts jordebok. In 1432 Aslak Bolt, Bishop of the Archdiocese of Nidaros, commissioned this land register which listed lands, estates, and revenues associated with the diocese. The church was closed after the Reformation and finally completely demolished in 1851.[1]

The church has been carbon dated to 1420. Other medieval history indicates that for some time before the current building existed there stood another church at the same location.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jørgensen, Jon Gunnar (1997). Aslak Bolts jordebok. Riksarkivet. ISBN 82-548-0052-9. 
  2. ^ "Første dåp på 500 år på Fløan" (in Norwegian). Stjørdalens Blad. 6 July 2001. 
  3. ^ "Fløan kirke" (in Norwegian). Skatval historielag. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 

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