Lovund Church

Lovund Church (Norwegian: Lovund kirke) is a chapel of the Church of Norway in Lurøy Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the island village of Lovund. It is an annex chapel in the Lurøy parish which is part of the Nord-Helgeland prosti (deanery) in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white, wooden chapel was built in a long church style in 1960. The building was consecrated on 11 September 1960 by the Bishop Hans Edvard Wisløff.[1][2]

Lovund Church
Lovund kirke
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View of the chapel
Lovund Church is located in Nordland
Lovund Church
Lovund Church
Location of the chapel
Lovund Church is located in Norway
Lovund Church
Lovund Church
Lovund Church (Norway)
66°22′12″N 12°21′45″E / 66.3699°N 12.3624°E / 66.3699; 12.3624Coordinates: 66°22′12″N 12°21′45″E / 66.3699°N 12.3624°E / 66.3699; 12.3624
LocationLurøy, Nordland
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
Former name(s)Lovund kapell
StatusChapel
Consecrated11 Sept 1960
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)John Egil Tverdahl,
Petter Andersen,
and Harald Myrvang
Architectural typeLong church
Completed1960
Specifications
MaterialsWood
Administration
ParishLurøy
DeaneryNord-Helgeland prosti
DioceseSør-Hålogaland

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bentzen, Birger. "Kristelig forenings- og organisasjonsarbeid i Lurøy og Træna i tiden før siste krig" (in Norwegian). Lurøy lokalhistorie og fotoarkiv. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 2012-01-25.