Smerup Church

Smerup Church

Smerup Church was built around 1270. Its situation at the Stevns River Valley made it vulnerable to the piracy of that time. According to legend, the river contained more water than it does today and could be sailed upon it up to Smerup. Therefore, the church was fortified and used by the inhabitants for defense. Immured heads from chalk on the church walls allegedly deterred aggressors. It is told that...

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