Klokkarstua

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Hurum Church

Klokkarstua is a village in the county of Buskerud, Norway. It is located on the southern part of Hurumlandet, the peninsula between the Oslofjord and Drammensfjord.[1]

Highway 289 (Rv289) runs through the village and meanders west down to the Drammensfjord, where the ferry goes on to Svelvik. This is the location for a production plant of Rottefella ski bindings. It also has a sports complex. Klokkarstua is the site of Hurum Town Hall and Hurum Church. Its population (2005) is about 700.

Hurum Church (Hurum kirke) is a medieval era stone church dating from 1150. The pulpit was a gift from the wife of naval hero, Ivar Huitfeldt. This is the location of the Huitfeldt family tomb which dates from 1750.[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geir Thorsnæs. "Klokkarstua". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ Die Hurum kirke von 1150 in Klokkarstua an der Prestegårdsalleen nahe dem Rv 289 (Kirker i Norge)
  3. ^ Sigrid Marie Christie, Håkon Christie. "Hurum kirke". Norges Kirker. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Huitfeldt, Ivar, 1665-1710". Dansk biografisk Lexikon. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 

Coordinates: 59°36′50″N 10°27′35″E / 59.61389°N 10.45972°E / 59.61389; 10.45972