Borgund

Borgund may refer to the following:

  • Borgund, Sogn og Fjordane, where Borgund stave church is located
  • Borgund, Møre og Romsdal, where Borgund folk high school is located

Other articles related to "borgund":

Borgund Stave Church
... Borgund Stave Church (Bokmål Borgund stavkirke, Nynorsk Borgund stavkyrkje) is a stave church located in Borgund, Lærdal, Norway ...
Chapel In The Hills - History
... The Chapel in the Hills is an exact replica of the Borgund stave church in Norway ... The Borgund stavkirke was built around the year 1150 and is considered the most completely preserved stave church still standing in Norway ... provided a set of blueprints of the Borgund church to be used in the construction of the Chapel in the Hills ...
Sula, Møre Og Romsdal - General Information
... Originally, most of the island of Sula was part of the municipality of Borgund and a small part on the southwestern side of the island was part of Ulstein ... the southwestern part of Sula was transferred to Borgund ... In 1968, Borgund (including all of Sula) was merged into the town of Ålesund ...
Borgund, Møre Og Romsdal - History - Incorporation Into Ålesund
... The municipal council of Borgund opposed its own incorporation into Ålesund as worked out by the Schei Committee ... However, when the Norwegian Parliament agreed to the incorporation, Borgund's municipal council passed a resolution that the new municipality be named Borgund instead of Ålesund ...
Borgund Stave Church - Construction
... Borgund was built sometime between 1180 and 1250 AD with later additions and restorations ... Borgund is built on a basilica plan, with reduced side aisles, with an added chancel and apse ... In the case of Borgund, an additional beam cuts across the X below the crossing point but above the bottom truss, for extra stability ...