It belongs to the Diocese of Lund.
It is one of the oldest and most well-preserved Romanesque churches in Scandinavia. History and architecture[ edit ] The church was built during the first quarter of the 11th century, originally consisting of an apsechoir and nave.
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Its design, with an apse almost as wide as the choir, suggest influences from Englandprobably conveyed via churches on Zealand and on Jutland. Original decorative details still remain, like the Romanesque semi-circular frieze on the apse and a sculpted plaque made of limestone from Saltholm immured above the entrance to the apse.
The vaults of the choir and apse ceiling inside the church are also original. Furthermore, Hofterup Church contains preserved Romanesque murals on the dejta i stenstorp of the choir and the apse; these date from the late 12th century.
They were probably made by the same artist that made the murals of Finja Church in Hässleholm Municipality. Hofterup Church is the oldest and best-preserved church of its kind built with an apse in Skåne.
dating sweden hofterup The tower was built during the 13th century and made taller in The northern transept was built in The furnishings of the church date from the time after the Reformation. The richly decorated altarpiece is from and contains the monogram of Christian IV of Denmark as the province of Skåne didn't become part of Sweden before the Dating sweden hofterup of Roskilde inbut the central oil painting by Christian Holst dates from The pulpit dates from and the Medievalist baptismal font is from The pews are from and designed by architect Theodor Wåhlin