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Borgund Stavkyrkje --no cc--

by Jymn Posted 22nd May 2021 at 5:54 PM - Updated 24th May 2021 at 4:06 PM by Jymn
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Borgund Stavkyrkje (or Stavkirke or Stave Church) Is a triple-nave stave church of the Sogn-type, built in Laerdal Norway in around 1150 AD and in use for services until 1870. It is now a museum run by the Society for the Preservation of Ancient Norwegian Monuments. The church has elaborate carvings of both Christian and pagan symbols and was built from carefully fitted wood pieces without the use of nails. Stave churches were common in Northwestern Europe during the middle ages but only a few survive today, most of them in Norway.

The exterior of the church is as accurate as possible (I got a little obsessive about it) although it is larger overall than it should be.

The interior is accurate-ish but I prettied up the apsis and added some useable items to the front of the church.

The grounds are more 'inspired by' than accurate, with changes to the landscape and a whole extra building full of amenities to keep the simmies occupied (and in case you wanted to have a wedding reception on the lot)

Just a few notes
- No custom content included or required
- The lot edges are flat
- Constrainfloorelevation false was used for all the funky roof layers
-TS2GridAdjuster was used for the foundation and a few other things (large dogs can't enter the church, sorry)
- Moveobjects was used and some things aren't snapped to grid, but the furniture works
- There is a phone in the little building at the front
- There is a mailbox tucked in next to the payphone, in case you want to convert it back to a residential lot for some reason

A copy of the lot was play tested, but please message me if you run into any problems

Additional Credits:
- Lot size adjusted with LotAdjuster3.6
- No Pause Frame by Nopke

These links are what I used to make Maxis items that normally aren't buyable show up in the catalog for purchase, you don't need the download for them to appear when you load the lot, they are already in the game.
- Buyable Game objects by HugeLunatic
- Buyable Reagents by Neder
- Buyable Aspiration & Career Rewards by Sophie-David
- Crafted Objects and Fish in Buy Mode by Ponderosa

This link is what I used to make extra wall items (mirrors, curtain, fire alarms) shiftable. It is very handy.
- Shiftable signs, paintings and photos by Goggalor at MoreAwesomeThanYou.com


Archive: Borgund Stavkyrkje.rar
File: lotSegmentForUpload.sims Lot Community

Title: Borgund Stavkyrkje

Description: The old wood church

Lot Details
Base price: 12000
Sellable price: 162610
Keepable price: 153178
Architecture price: 56933
Total price: 373334
Size: 5w x 4h


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Archive: Borgund Stavkyrkje.rar
File: lotSegmentForUpload.sims Lot Community

Title: Borgund Stavkyrkje

Description: The old wood church

Lot Details
Base price: 12000
Sellable price: 162610
Keepable price: 153178
Architecture price: 56933
Total price: 373334
Size: 5w x 4h
 
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Number of bedrooms: Not Applicable
Custom Content Included: None
Furnishings: Fully Furnished
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Tags: #Middle Ages, #Church, #Norway, #Viking, #Ancient, #Norse, #Medieval, #Rustic, #Ancient, #Country