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Ansgars Church

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Ansgars Church
Ansgars Kirke
DenominationChurch of Denmark
Websitehttps://www.ansgarskirke.dk/
Architecture
Architect(s)Niels Jacobsen
Completed1902
Administration
ParishAnsgars Sogn
DeaneryOdense Sankt Knuds Provsti
DioceseDiocese of Funen

Ansgars Church (Danish: Ansgars Kirke) is a church in Odense, Denmark, within the Diocese of Funen.

Completed in 1902, it was the first church built in the city since the Middle Ages. The church was designed by Niels Jacobsen in a late Romanesque style from red brick, and built on granite foundation. Its features include a cross-shaped interior and a spired bell-tower measuring 45 metres (148 ft). There are three mural paintings inside the church: the 1902 work is a decoration on vault rubs, the 1917 frescoes are in the parish hall, and the 1935–1936 frescoes on the altar's niche.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Angars Kirke" (PDF). Danmarks Kirker, National Museet. Retrieved 13 July 2014.

Coordinates: 55°23′29″N 10°22′42″E / 55.3914°N 10.3783°E / 55.3914; 10.3783

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