Schellingwoude Church

Schellingwouderkerk – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Schellingwoude is a former village in the Dutch province of North Holland. It was located in the municipality of Amsterdam, on the northern border of the IJ. It is now a neighbourhood of the city of Amsterdam. The Schellingwouder church was built on a terp behind the dyke. The current church is dated from 1866. The church chest from 1659 has survived. Important document were kept in that. The chest has a text engraved in memory of the people of Schellingwoude who stood up for their rights at that time. Nowadays the church does not serve as a house of…