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Hov Church (Scania)

Hov Church (Scania)

Hov Church (Swedish: Hovs kyrka) is located in the village Hov, Båstad, Scania, Sweden and is one church out of three used by the parish of Västra Karup.

Hov Church in May 2011

The current church was built in 18371839 to designs by architect Samuel Enander. It's the third church at the same location. The first church was built during the 11th or 12th century. This was enlarged or rebuilt during the 16th century.[1] Its baptismal font is carved in stone and is an artifact from the first church. It's dated to the 13th century. In the church there is also a rood cross from the 12th century, while the current altarpiece, painted by Fritiof Swensson from Gothenburg, was put up in 1922.[1]


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