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 Sømna kirke

Sømna Church ( Sømna Church)
Address: Vik i Sømna, 8920 Sømna
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Architect: Master builder Ole Olsen Scheistrøen
Client: Sømna Parochial Church Council
Construction System /
Wood; log work
Building Type: Church; assembly building
Year of Construction: 1874-1876
Sømna Church is situated in the village of Vik, which is the administrative centre of Sømna District Council. You find the church 100m off the main thoroughfare, Kystriksveien (RV17).
The church and the churchyard, surrounded by a stonewall, is next door to Vik's open air museum called Gamle Vik (Old Vik).

Sømna Church was completed in 1876. Its nave has a cruciform footprint and a seating capacity of 600.
Literature: Sømna Kirke 100 år, 1876-1976, Sømna menighetsråd 1976.
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 20.05.2013
Author: I.V.
Photographer: Jiri Havran

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