Øvrebø church is a cross church dating from 1800. The sacristy in the east dates from 1841-42, and in 1843 the church was painted on the outside. It was restored in 1926 and in 1951-52.
Øye church in Surnadal is a wooden church built in 1871. The architect of the church is Jacob Wilhelm Nordan.
The Øye church is a long wooden church with a panelled exterior and a short, rectangular nave and a slightly narrower, straight-ended choir. The ships and choirs have gable roofs, and in the middle of the nave's roof, there is a turret. To the east of the chancel is a vestry dating from 1900 and in front of the west portal of the ship is a porch.
L'église Stavkirke d'Øye est généralement datée d'environ 1200. Elle a été démolie vers 1747 lorsqu'une nouvelle église en bois a été construite. En 1935, des parties de l'ancienne stavkirke ont été trouvées sous le plancher des églises en bois et ont servi de point de départ à la reconstruction de la stavkirke entre 1955 et 1965.
Øyer church is a wooden church of cruciform shape dating from 1725. The church has preserved much of its 18th-century art and furniture. The pulpit, pulpit ceiling and baptismal ceiling are richly decorated with acanthus trees carved in gold and green.
Øyestad Church is a long Gothic church built in stone around 1200. The east wall was probably demolished in the 17th century and a wooden choir was built. The church was destroyed by fire on 18 May 1900. The choir, sacristy, tower, altarpiece and pulpit were destroyed as well as the paintings on the walls. The church was restored and rededicated in 1902.
The church in Øyfjell dates back to 1833. The church is small and square, and it is built in the same town where there was a former stave church.
Øyjar chapel is a wooden building completed in 1964. The chapel has a long plan and was designed by architect Karl Stenersen.
Øymark church is a long church from 1879. The architect of the church was the town engineer of Fredrikshald Gustav Blom Kielland, and it was built by farmer Sven Eng and klokker Berg. The church in Øymark, as it stands today, is the third church on the site. The first was a stave church which was demolished and replaced by a wooden church in 1725. The wooden church burned down in 1875.
Øyslebø church is a cruciform church dating from 1797. The church that stands today is the third on the site. The first was a stave church, which was replaced by a new church in 1460 or 1560. When the present church was built, the materials from the previous church were used for the floor.
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