Høyjord stave church

Høyjord stave church (Høyjord Stavkirke) is a stave church situated in Høyjord, Andebu, Norway and was built in the end of the 11th century. The church was later removed once and rebuilt. Last reconstruction was completed in 1950. The church is also the only stave church which is left in the county of Vestfold.

The church is one of two preserved churches having a pillar or post in the middle. In addition tho this central post there are 12 staves, all of which supports the building. Each stave has a unique design.

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