Exterior view of the church Credit: Henny Stokseth The earliest existing historical records of the church date back to the yearbut the church was not new that year. The first church in Rindal was a stave church and it was located about 50 metres ft north of the present church site.
The church may have been first built during the 14th century. At some point, the church was enlarged by adding a transept to make it a cruciform design.
Inone of the cross-arms of the transept was rebuilt and a new tower was built on the roof over the nave. The new church was a log building with a cruciform design.
Despite being completed that year, the new church was not consecrated until This dating norway i rindal church inherited the pulpit and baptismal font from the old stave church. Plans were made for the new building and a new site, about 50 metres ft south of the old church site was chosen.
The old church was torn down in and its materials were sold. Work began in the winter of The verdal datingsider church was designed by Johan Martin Helgesen who had input from the national church architect, Jacob Wilhelm Nordan.
The lead builder was Ole Olsen Scheistrøen. The new building was completed on the new site in and it was consecrated on 2 December The church was restored in and again in Inthe tower caught fire, but it was extinguished before the rest of the building caught fire.
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On 1 Januarythe parish of Rindal was transferred to the Orkdal prosti deanery in the Diocese of Nidaros. This transfer is a result of the municipality of Rindal being transferred from Møre og Romsdal county to Trøndelag county on 1 January