Starup Church

Building begun approx. 1100.
Traces of plant fossils can be seen in the stones of the chancel arch. Built as a triple nave basilica. Construction likely financed by a local squire and by earnings from the annual summer fair.
Restored about the time of World War I, partly with volunteer help. Fresco by C. Wilckens 1918. Beautiful Renaissance pulpit.
Very large Romanesque baptisimal font. Unusual 'christening angel', formerly placed in the chancel where it served as 'christening font' 1742-1928. Organ from 1920. Stained glass windows in chancel.
Interior restored 1987-88. Gothic vestry, porch and tower from 1500's.
Many graves in churchyard sectioned according to villages in the parish.

The church is not open to the public during services. Guided tours can be arranged in English on advance application to the vicar. Contact: tel. +45 7452 8808 Vicar Joern Videbaek tel. +45 7453 4619 or Virger Steen Christensen.

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Starup Kirkevej 30
6100 Haderslev

Phone

+45 7452 8808

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    • Haderslev
    • Sønderjylland
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    • church
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    • open by arrangement

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    Longtitude : 9.5322233386
    Latitude : 55.248293843