Västanfors Church, Fagersta, Västmanland, Sweden

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Where: Västmanland, Fagersta Municipality, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1935

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Aerial photograph of Västanfors church in Fagersta, built in the 1820s. A bridge over lake Kratten.

Flygfoto över Västanfors kyrka i Fagersta, byggd på 1820-talet. En bro över sjön Kratten.

Parish (socken): Fagersta
Province (landskap): Västmanland
Municipality (kommun): Fagersta
County (län): Västmanland

Photograph by: Oscar Bladh
Date: 1930s
Format: Film negative

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    Martin van Duijn

    • 10/Mar/2020 09:44:32

    You have uploaded several photos that show churches. I wonder now, are their different architectural styles when it comes to churches in Sweden the past few centuries?

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 10/Mar/2020 16:04:15

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/mazdamiata Yes, Swedish churches have been built in different styles and with different materials during the centuries. We hope that the images in our Flickr Commons album "Old churches" (from a large archive collection with photographs of Swedish churches) can show you some samples of that. /Anna B.

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    Martin van Duijn

    • 11/Mar/2020 09:40:19

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/swedish_heritage_board Thanks for pointing me to that album. Obviously, a big difference between city and rural churches, but I'm surprised by the many different small churches.

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 11/Mar/2020 13:39:33

    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/mazdamiata] Glad you appreciate our album Old churches! Larger stone churches were often built in towns, and in wealthier agricultural provinces, as the Island of Gotland. Small chapels - often in wood - could be built In more remote parts of Sweden, with poorer financial resources. Wood was also often used in areas where wood was a frequent material. Hope you'll enjoy the church images to come... /Anna B.