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Kävlinge Old Church
Medieval Christian art in Sweden. Copyright Lars-Olof Albertson
Medieval diocese: Lunnd
Province: Skåne
Municipality: Kävlinge
Constructed
12th century second half
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Description
The Church was built in the second halv of the 12th century by natural stone from the district. The corners, portals and the window-frames were made by sandstone from Hörby in the middle of Skåne. The church is constructed with apse, choir and nave. In the 13th or 14th century the church was vaulted. The heads of the vault supports were provided with sculptured heads.
The murals in the apse are panited in 1325 to 1350 as a Throne of mercy with symbols of the evangelist St. John - the eagel. The murals in the chore and the nave comes from a master with connection to the Lilla Harie workshop from the end of the 15th century.

Bibliography
Gamla kyrkan i Kävlinge, ed. Kävlinge Pastorat 2005
A Catalogue of Wall-Paintings in Medieval Denmark 1100-1600. Scania Halland Blekinge. II. Catalogue A-M Copenhagen 1976. pp 244-246