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Stave church

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Urnes Stave Church (UNESCO/NHK)

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Stave Church - Oslo, Norway

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Norway - Borgund stavkirke (stave church)

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Norwegian Legacy - Episode 01: Heddal Stave Church

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Urnes stave church (Norway)

A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building once common in north-western Europe. The name derives from the building's structure of post and lintel construction, a type of timber framing where the load-bearing ore-pine posts are called stafr in Old Norse. Two related church building types also named for their structural elements, the post church and palisade church, are often called 'stave churches'.
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