Meråker Church

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Meråker Church
Meråker kirke
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View of the church
Meråker Church is located in Trøndelag
Meråker Church
Meråker Church
Location of the church
Meråker Church is located in Norway
Meråker Church
Meråker Church
Meråker Church (Norway)
63°25′48″N 11°43′00″E / 63.4299°N 11.7167°E / 63.4299; 11.7167Coordinates: 63°25′48″N 11°43′00″E / 63.4299°N 11.7167°E / 63.4299; 11.7167
Location Meråker, Trøndelag
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
History
Events 1874: moved church
Architecture
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) P. Olsen and E. Nanstad
Architectural type Long church
Completed 1793
Specifications
Capacity 320
Materials Wood
Administration
Parish Meråker
Deanery Stjørdal prosti
Diocese Nidaros

Meråker Church (Norwegian: Meråker kirke) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Meråker municipality in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located just northwest of the village of Midtbygda. It is the main church for the Meråker parish which is part of the Stjørdal prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Nidaros. The white, wooden church was built in a long church style in 1793 by the architects P. Olsen and E. Nanstad. The church seats about 320 people.[1][2]

History[edit]

There have been several churches in Meråker over the centuries that were located at Kjørkbyen (Kirkeby), about 3.6 kilometres (2.2 mi) northwest of the present site of the church. The most recent church building at Kjørkbyen was completed there in 1793. In 1874, that wooden church was taken down and moved to the present site, closer to the village of Midtbyda.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Meråker kirke". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2018-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Meråker menighet" (in Norwegian). Meråker kommune. Retrieved 2011-05-06. 
  4. ^ "Meråker kirkested" (in Norwegian). Kulturminnesok.no. Retrieved 2018-03-25.