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Ärentuna Church
Medieval Christian art in Sweden. Copyright Lars-Olof Albertson
Medieval diocese: Uppsala
Province: Uppland
Municipality: Uppsala
Constructed
1300
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Ärentuna Church
Ärentuna Church lies in the countryside to the north of Uppsala. The church was constructed near the end of 13th century by use of granite stone and bricks and dedicated to the Holy Virgin and St. Leonard.. The nave had originally a wodden barrel vault, formed as a cloverleaf. Beneath this was built brick vaults in 1435 which was painted around 1450 by the Ärentuna master. The bell-tower was reconstructed in 1772

Bibliography
Kilström, Bengt Ingmar, Ärentuna kyrka. Eskilstuna 1996
Fant, Erik, Ett medeltida dekorerat trätak i Ärentuna kyrka. Fornvännen 1931
Kilström, Bengt Ingmar, Nyframtagna målningar i Ärentuna kyrka Fornvännen 1967
Nilsén, Anna, Program och funktion i senmedeltida kalkmåleri, Stockholm 1986