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Hove Stone Church

Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen v Leif Olav S. Bjordal Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen v Leif Olav S. Bjordal
Hove Stone Church Photo: Karen Weichert
Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen v Leif Olav S. Bjordal
Hove Stone Church Photo: Fortidsminneforeningen v Leif Olav S. Bjordal
Hove Church, dated to the end of the 12th century, is the oldest stone building in the Sogn region and probably one of the oldest in the country.

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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

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Transportation


Car Coming from the village centre turn left at the sign "Hove steinkyrkje"

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  • Museums, Galleries and crafts

    • guided tour during opening hours
    • guided tour by appointment
  • General facilities

    • parking
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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 ce...

Hove Stone Church

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