The best preserved 12th century stave Christian church in Norway, Borgund Stave Church, Western Fjords, Norway, Scandinavia, Europe by Gavin Hellier for Stocksy United

The best preserved 12th century stave Christian church in Norway, Borgund Stave Church, Western Fjords, Norway, Scandinavia, Europe

A stave church is a wooden church building. The name is derived from the buildings' structure of timber framing, where the load-bearing posts are called stafr in Old Norse and stav in Norwegian.

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