church belongs to the Laugaland benefice of the Eyjafiord deanery.
Grund has been a church site from ancient times.
Catholic churches were dedicated to Laurence the Martyr.
Farmer Magnus Sigurdsson at Grund built the present church and
financed it personally.
He also cut its window panes.
church is one of the most splendid churches of the country and the
largest one built by an individual.
A few of the valuable assets of the church are kept in the
National Museum of Iceland, among them a chalice from the 15th
century and a chair from the time of Thorunn, the daughter of Jon Arason,
the last catholic bishop at Holar.
The church is the property of the farmer.
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