stave church


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stave church

A Scandinavian timber-framed and timber-walled church built from the eleventh century onward.
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A stave church is a medieval, wooden Christian church building.
In Ashton Park, West Kirby, a Viking stave church will be built to celebrate Wirral's unique Viking history and Norse connections, while, to celebrate, the Elizabethan and Jacobean heritage of Knowsley, a castle will be constructed at the entrance to Knowsley Safari.
13Borgund Stave Church, Borgund, Norway (c1250) A witches' lair meets Lord of the Rings in the finest example of a Norwegian medieval wooden church.
A final expedition took us to Fantoft Stave Church and the home of composer Edvard Grieg.
Norway also have some of the best architectural attractions in the world, from the 12thcentury built Stave Church, to the new-age Oslo Opera House.
in Europe is the Urnes stave church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
Apart from the residential building, a longhouse, the excavators have discovered what they identify as a pagan cremation site, a conversion era stave church, and a Christian graveyard.
Alternatively, cruise guests can take a fantastic trip to Grip Fisherman's Island, home to Norway's smallest stave church.
It is based almost entirely on six buildings: Mont St-Michel, Chartres, Saint-Denis (not then a cathedral, as the caption to illustration 4-3 states), the Sainte-Chapelle, San Clemente in Rome, and a Stave church in Norway.
They include the Norwegian Folk Museum, where you can wander around a lovingly recreated Norwegian hamlet and farm, complete with centuries old stave church, and the Viking Ship Museum, where three preserved Viking ships will take your breath away.
While the film Folkemuseum, 2010, created for the show, displays a slow pan across the facades and interiors of the open-air museum--wooden houses with grass-covered roofs, a stave church, a 1920s filling station, an architect's apartment, the living quarters of Pakistani immigrants (complete with a television inside, showing a Bollywood film)--the photographs in his installation Untitled (Wise Corners), 2010, capture architectural details of signature works of contemporary architecture.