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Västra Sallerup Church
Medieval Christian art in Sweden. Copyright Lars-Olof Albertson
Medieval diocese: Lund
Province: Skåne
Municipality: Eslöv
Constructed
12th century
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Description
The church was constructed in the middle of 12th century. The baptismal font was signed by a stone master named Mårten – the same name as Martin and probably was he also the master-builder of the church. The church had from the beginning a broad tower in the west, a nave and a choir in the east. In the beginning of the 14th century the choir was enlarged and the church was vaulted.
Wall-paintings from 13th, 14th and 15th century are preserved in the church.

Bibliography
A Catalogue of Wall-Paintings in the Churches of Medieval Denmark 1100-1600. Scania, Halland Blekinge. III Catalogue N-Ö. Copenhagen 1976 p 204-215
Västra Sallerups kyrka. Kort historik och beskrivning. Utgiven av Eslövs församlings kyrkoråd. Eslöv 1987
Ingalill Pegelow, Sankt Martin i svensk medeltida kult och konst. Stockholm 1988. Diss