Ullsfjord Church

Ullsfjord Church (Norwegian: Ullsfjord kirke) is a parish church of the Church of Norway in Tromsø Municipality in Troms og Finnmark county, Norway. It is located in the village of Sjursnes on the eastern shore of the Ullsfjorden. It is the main church for the Ullsfjord parish which is part of the Tromsø domprosti (arch-deanery) in the Diocese of Nord-Hålogaland. The white, wooden church was built in a long church style in 1862 by the architect Christian Heinrich Grosch. The church seats about 300 people.[1][2]

Ullsfjord Church
Ullsfjord kirke
Ullsfjord kirke.jpg
View of the church
Coordinates: 69°31′57″N 19°38′28″E / 69.532628°N 19.641133°E / 69.532628; 19.641133
LocationTromsø Municipality,
Troms og Finnmark
CountryNorway
DenominationChurch of Norway
ChurchmanshipEvangelical Lutheran
History
Former name(s)Sjursnes kirke
StatusParish church
Founded1862
Consecrated1862
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Architect(s)Christian Heinrich Grosch
Architectural typeLong church
Completed1862 (159 years ago) (1862)
Specifications
Capacity300
MaterialsWood
Administration
ParishUllsfjord
DeaneryTromsø domprosti
DioceseNord-Hålogaland
TypeChurch
StatusNot protected
ID85719

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ullsfjord kirke, Sjursnes". Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Oversikt over Nåværende Kirker" (in Norwegian). KirkeKonsulenten.no. Retrieved 20 July 2018.