Oppstryn Church

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Oppstryn Church
Oppstryn kyrkje
View of the church
Oppstryn Church is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Oppstryn Church
Oppstryn Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
61°54′38″N 7°03′18″E / 61.9106°N 7.0549°E / 61.9106; 7.0549Coordinates: 61°54′38″N 7°03′18″E / 61.9106°N 7.0549°E / 61.9106; 7.0549
Location Stryn Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
Country Norway
Denomination Church of Norway
Churchmanship Evangelical Lutheran
Consecrated 1 Nov 1863
Status Parish church
Functional status Active
Architect(s) Hans Linstow
Completed 1863
Capacity 300
Materials Wood
Parish Oppstryn
Deanery Nordfjord prosti
Diocese Diocese of Bjørgvin

Oppstryn Church (Norwegian: Oppstryn kyrkje) is a parish church in Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Oppstryn, on the shore of the lake Oppstrynsvatnet. The church is part of the Oppstryn parish in the Nordfjord deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden church was built in 1863 using drawings by the architect Hans Linstow. It seats about 300 people and it was consecrated on 1 November 1863. There has been a church at Oppstryn since the 13th century.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Oppstryn kyrkje". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2013-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Oppstryn kyrkje" (in Norwegian). NRK Fylkesleksikon. Retrieved 2013-10-16.