It is located in the town of Ulsteinvik on the western side of the island of Hareidlandet.
It is the church for the Ulstein parish which is part of the Søre Sunnmøre prosti deanery in the Diocese of Møre. The white, wooden church was designed in an octagonal style in by the Hans Nicolai Wraamann, the local parish priest.
The church seats about people. Originally, the church was built about 2 kilometres 1. The earliest existing historical records of the church date back tobut the medieval stone church was likely built in the 12th century.
The church was originally located a little north of Ulsteinvik. The old medieval church was made of stone and whitewashed on the inside and outside, measuring approximately 12 by 9 metres 39 ft × 30 ft for the main hall of the church. Throughout the centuries the building was expanded and remodeled.
Inan extension of the building to the south and a new entrance to the north was constructed. Lightning struck the church tower on 30 October and the building which already was in poor condition was heavily damaged beyond repair.
The church was completely demolished and a new church was built to the west to the old site. The new church was a timber-framed building that was built ulstein dating site hustadvika online dating octagonal design.
Inthe church building was disassembled and moved into the nearby town of Ulsteinvik to be closer to the main population centre of the parish.