The old church of Västanfjärd.
LocationKimitoön, Lounais-Suomi, Finland
SurfaceGravel, Grass
Created2016-02-29 07:35:00
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VästanfjärdCh is a turfzone in the municipality of Kimitoön in the region of Lounais-Suomi (Southwestern Finland) in Finland. The zone is located in the province of Varsinais-Suomi and is counted as a holy zone.


The zone is placed outside the old church of Västanfjärd by the road "Kyrksvängen".

The old church of Västanfjärd[edit]

The old church of Västanfjärd, or St. Jacobs church after the priest who consecrated the church, is located in the former municipality of Västanfjärd in the municipality of Kimitoön.

The church was built in 1759 by the church builder Isak Olin from Turku. The shape of the church is octagonal and is sparsely decorated. The nave and sacristy were built later. The outer walls were lined with boards. It was not until 1847 that the inner walls were clad. There is no electric lighting or electric heating in the church.

The belfry next to the church was built in 1763.

In relation to other zones, this one is very remote, nearest zone is Bönehuset.

External links[edit]

VästanfjärdCh (Warded)