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Skultuna Church

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This church built during the High Middle Ages. The interior fittings consist mainly of brass due to it’s close proximity to Skultuna Brassworks.

The building consists of a long house with a tower at the west end. It was built from an earlier tower-less, rectangular 1300’s church though there is a baptismal font believed to date from the 1100’s.

During the 1400’s the church was vaulted, but problems quickly developed in the form of large cracks. A renovation was undertaken in 1676 which replaced the star vaults. Between 1770 to 1772 the tower and the nave were added on the western end. A short time later saw the addition of the chapel at the back of the church.

Buried under the alter of the church is author and lyricist Julia Nyberg (born 1785, died 1854) who is best known for a song called “VĂ„rvindar Friska” (Fresh Spring Winds)

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