Solvorn Church

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Solvorn Church
Solvorn kyrkje
Solvorn kyrkje.jpg
View of the church
Solvorn Church is located in Sogn og Fjordane
Solvorn Church
Solvorn Church
Location in Sogn og Fjordane county
Solvorn Church is located in Norway
Solvorn Church
Solvorn Church
Solvorn Church (Norway)
61°18′02″N 7°14′15″E / 61.3005°N 7.2375°E / 61.3005; 7.2375Coordinates: 61°18′02″N 7°14′15″E / 61.3005°N 7.2375°E / 61.3005; 7.2375
LocationLuster Municipality,
Sogn og Fjordane
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
StatusParish church
ConsecratedJune 1883
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Waldemar Hansteen
Completed1883
Specifications
Capacity300
MaterialsWood
Administration
ParishSolvorn
DeaneryIndre Sogn prosti
DioceseDiocese of Bjørgvin

Solvorn Church (Norwegian: Solvorn kyrkje) is a parish church in Luster Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located in the village of Solvorn. The church is part of the Solvorn parish in the Indre Sogn deanery in the Diocese of Bjørgvin. The white, wooden church, which has 300 seats, was built and consecrated in 1883. The architect Waldemar Hansteen made the designs for the building. The present church replaced the timbered church which was built around the year 1600, which had replaced a stave church that was built in the 14th century (or earlier).[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ "Solvorn kyrkje". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2014-02-21.
  3. ^ "Solvorn kyrkje" (in Norwegian). Sogn og Fjordane Fylkesarkiv. Retrieved 2014-02-21.