Church

Jevnaker church

Situated along Gudbrandsdalsleden
First church and churchyard established in 12th century, described in Håkon Håkonsen’s saga. Present church, a beautiful oktagonal wooden construction, build 1834. New organ 2017. Lovely churchyard surrounded by a stone wall.

Distance

Close by the path

Jevnaker church is a wooden parish church which was built in 1834.The origins of the church was a stone church, probably built in the late 11th century. Possibly it was Olav Kyrre that built this church.

In the 19th century the church was considered to be too small. Additions were made in the early 19th century, but led to severe damage and both the church and the old church was demolished in 1832.

Reference: www.kirkesok.no

Photo: Mahlum/Wikipedia Commons / Public Domain

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