Tilst Church is a church in Aarhus, Denmark, situated in the suburb Tilst 8 kilometers north-west of Aarhus city center. Tilst Church is from the 1100s, erected as a typical Danish Romanesque village church. Later additions in the 15th century added a Gothic tower and porch. Tilst Church is the only church in Tilst Parish but it is a part of the Tilst-Kasted pastorate which includes Tilst and Kasted Churches. There were 5.163 members of the Church of Denmark living in Tilst Parish on 1 January 2016.Tilst Kirke is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Aarhus Edition.
The original part of the church, the chancel and nave, probably dates from the latter half of the 12th century and is constructed of split and rough granite boulders. Ashlar is used at the windows, doors and the corners of the building. A couple of the Romanesque round-arched windows are preserved and the molded imposts in the doorways and chancel arch are retained. The original simple church had, as was usual, a wooden ceiling, but this was replaced around the middle of the 15th century by masonry vaulting. In the same Late Medieval period, which was characterized by considerable activity in church building, a porch was added in front of the nave's south door and later made higher in two stages. The tower, which like the porch is built of brick, must have been erected in the decades before the Reformation in 1536. In more recent times small repairs have frequently been undertaken, but have not made any essential change. The church was last restored 1959—60.
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Kirken og den omgivende landsby er nu en bydel i Aarhus. Kirkens skib og kor er opført i 1200 tallet. Tårn og våbenhus tilført i 1500 tallet. Altertavle fra 1500 tallet med et relief af nadveren. Præd... more »The Church and the surrounding village is now a town in Aarhus. The Church's nave and choir was built in 1200. Tower and porch added in the 1500 century. Altarpiece from 1500 the number with a relief of the sacrament. Pulpit from 1600 century with reliefs of evangelists. The murals showed up at the restoration in the 1920 's. In korhvælvingen a fool's head and is seen by the entrance door is a demon that goes heavy and stands with one leg over his shoulder.
Det første man lægger mærke til, når man kommer ind i den lille landsbykirke er de mange kalkmalerierne på vægge og i hvælvinger. Ud for den stolerække hvor jeg sad var det Jesus lidelseshistorie der ... more »The first thing you'll notice when you come into the small village church is the many murals on the walls and vaults. Next to the row of chairs where I was sitting was the Jesus tale of woe that was illustrated. The long rows of closed-end chairs are painted blue, and some of the carved end caps is from 1584. A beautiful church.
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