Church Surselva

Tenna Evangelical Church

The Evangelical Church is located in Tenna.



The construction of the church in Tenna took place in the second half of the 14th century. From this church still come the eastern parts of the perimeter walls of the ship and the tower. 1504 New construction, extension of the ship and construction of a new choir.

construction description

The north-east-facing system with a three-sided closed choir, which is slightly turned south from the axis of the ship. The ship carries a late-Gothic, frieze- inguined, divided into five sections, 1504.
The tower stands on the south side of the choir. Down light slits, top-coupled round-bogig sound windows with gothic fasted center supports. Octagonal pointed helmet with break.


In the north face you can see traces of a painting. According to oral tradition, it is said to be a series of apostles with Christ.


Wall tabernacle, octagonal baptismal font 1400, polygonal pulpit, 17th century
Sacrament instruments: Smooth silver cup 1691, prismatic screw jug 1714.
Bells: Inscriptions from the 15th century

(text captured by: Regiun Surselva)


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