About Malnes Church
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Malnes Church (Norwegian: Malnes kirke) is a parish church in the municipality of Bø in Nordland county, Norway. It is located in the village of Eide. The church is part of the Bø og Malnes parish in the Vesterålen deanery in the Diocese of Sør-Hålogaland. The white church was built in 1895 and it seats about 320 people. The architect Ole Scheistrøen designed the current church building.
The church was established in the 16th century at Malnes, near the village of Hovden. The church fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1829 and rebuilt in the village of Eide. A new church was built at Eide and it was consecrated on 7 April 1895 by Bishop Peter W. K. Bøckman, Sr.