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Hove Stone Church

Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeninga Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeninga
Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert
Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeninga
Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert
Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeninga

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Hove Church is the oldest stone building in the Sogn region and probably one of the oldest in the country. It has been dated to the end of the 12th century. The church is named after Hove farm. Rich burial finds from Roman times show Hove to be an early chieftain s residence and historians think the church may have been built by a prominent landowner as a private chapel.

Text: The Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments

Opening hours and prices: www.stavechurch.com

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • parking
  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment

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Car Coming from the village centre turn left at the sign "Hove steinkyrkje"
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Hove Stone Church - Photo: Karen Weichert

Hove Stone Church

Hove Church is the oldest stone building in the Sogn region and probably one of the oldest in the country. It has been dated to the end of the 12th...

Hove Stone Church

Source: Visitnorway

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