Stave church

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Stave church

A Scandinavian church of the 12th and 13th centuries constructed entirely of wood with few windows and a steep roof; highly original in structure with fantastic semipagan decorative features.
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stave church

stave church
A Scandinavian wooden church with vertical planks forming the walls.
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