Utskalar was a
church site and a parsonage and one of the greater mansions of the
so-called Sudurnes Area along with Stori-Holmur of the Leira County, and
Kirkjubol of the Midnes County. The church was dedicated to St Peter
and the Holy Bishop Thorlakur. The present church was built in 1863-63,
a wooden structure based on a stone structure, with a loft, and seats
for 200 people.