History[ edit ] View of the church The earliest existing historical records of the church date back to Inthe church possibly a stave church burned down to the ground.
A new church was completed on the same location the following year. It was a timber-framed building hov dating norway a cruciform design.
Inthe building was described as a well-maintained building without towers or spire. As time progressed, it was poorly maintained and in it collapsed during a heavy autumn storm. The following year, a new timber-framed, cruciform building was constructed to replace the old building.
In Marchthe new church was almost hov dating norway destroyed again by snow, but it was still in use until Then, inthe church was rebuilt again using the same designs using the materials from the destroyed church. The building was well maintained for many years, but in it was severely damaged by strong, fall winds.
Ina new church was bømlo single damer on the outside of the cemetery fence. It was an elongated timber building with an octagonal ground floor, a sacristy in the east and a porch in the west.
This new building was completely destroyed in by several strong winds. The present church was erected on the same location in This new church which still stands is a timber-framed "long church" design.