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Heddal stave church

Notodden, Telemark, Norway
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About Heddal stave church

Heddal stave church is a stave church placed at Heddal in Notodden municipality, Norway. The church is a triple nave stave church and is Norway's largest stave church. It turned into constructed at the start of the 13th century. After the reformation, the church became in a completely terrible circumstance, and a recovery occurred during 1849–1851. However, because the restorers lacked the necessary understanding and abilities, but any other recuperation become important within the 1950s.

The interior is marked by means of the length after the Lutheran Reformation in 1536–1537 and is for a incredible part a end result of the recovery that befell within the 1950s. There is a legend telling approximately the erection of the church and how it became built in three days. Five farmers from Heddal had made plans for a church, and they decided to have it constructed. According to legend, the identical troll become additionally responsible for constructing Nidaros Cathedral, Church of Avaldsnes and Lund Cathedral.

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