History[ edit ] The church is one of the few remaining old stone churches that was built in Norway.
There is some uncertainty as to when it was actually constructed, but records indicate it was between and The approximately year-old Romanesque style Tingvoll church and the large angular farmhouse beside it, lie on a spot on the north side of the Tingvollfjordenjust outside the village of Tingvollvågen off of Norwegian National Road 70 Rv The first mention of the church in existing historical records dates back to The church was built here, since during the pre-Christian era, Tingvoll was an assembly dating norway i tingvoll Norwegian : ting for all of the Nordmøre region.
As a consequence the church is sometimes called Nordmørsdomen, meaning the Nordmøre cathedral.
The 1. The corridors lead to steep stairs up to the crown of the wall under the rafters and then down again with the same steep pitch.
It is a mystery why they were constructed. So also a balcony outside under the gablelocated above the chancel.
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The church is richly decorated. From the painted walls in the weaponhousethe whitewash paintings inside the naveto the arc ceiling in the chancel which is adorned with stars and half moons.
In the chancel wall, behind the top of the altarpiecethere is a marble rock with runic inscriptions. This inscription contains a prayer and also what is believed to be the name of a person named Gunnar who built the church.
In the church underwent some restoration work.