The traditional Norwegian farm - its land and surroundings

Hovet - Hol | Photo: Anders Beer Wilse - Norsk Folkemuseum.
 

  In this article we take a look at the layout of the Norwegian farm and its surroundings - and how the land was utilised. The use of the land was very much a product of the landscape, the climate and the people who lived on it. What Mother Nature coul...

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The interactive property map of Norway

#1 | Screen grab from seeiendom.no - example.
 

  Norway has a long history of keeping a detailed property register. In recent years, the manual records have been centralised and digitised - and an interactive map has been created. Although the map shows the property status of today - it is also of...

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Teigan farm - Sogge - Surnadal - Norway

Teigan farm - Surnadal - Norway | This photo is a copy from the book ''Gards- og ættesoge for Surnadal - bind II' from 1980 - written by Hans Hyldbakk | Copyright: Surnadal kommune
 

  In 1947, Hans Hyldbakk published the history of the local farms in Surnadal, Nordmøre, Norway. The book was updated in 1980. Below, you will find a non-professional translation of the text describing the Teigan farm of Sogge. The translation is inspi...

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Sæterhaugen farm - Øvre Sæter - Surnadal - Norway

Sæterhaugen farm - Surnadal - Norway | This photo is a copy from the book 'Heimar i Surnadal - band I' from 1966 - written by Hans Hyldbakk | Copyright: Surnadal kommune
 

  In 1942, Hans Hyldbakk wrote the history of the local cotter's holdings in Surnadal, Nordmøre, Norway. The book was updated in 1966. Below, you will find a non-professional translation of the text describing what was originally the Sæterhaugen cotter...

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  Be the first to write about a house, building or structure. Why not write about when you built your own home - or the story of when your grandparents built the houses on the farm. Is there a mysterious structure in your neighbourhood that you should...

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The Sortehaug farm history - Skodje, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Sortehaug - screengrab | Copyright: Google maps.
Skodje sogelag and Louis Giske wrote the history of the two Sortehaug farms and its inhabitants back...

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The Stornæve farm history - Hølonda, Trøndelag, Norway
The Næve farms seen from above - screengrab | Copyright: Google maps.
Per O. Rød wrote the history of the Stornæve farm and its inhabitants back in 1968. Decades before,...

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The Norwegian farmyard: stabburet - the storehouse
1. The stabbur at Søre Mykstu (Veslemykstu) farm, Rollag, Buskerud. | Photo: Mahlum - wikimedia.org
On most Norwegian farms there would historically be a stabbur, a building designed for the storage o...

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The Mogset farm history - Meldal, Norway
Screen grab from Google maps of the Mogset farm in Meldal, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. | Copyright: Google maps.
Nils Lykkja wrote the history of the Mogset farm and its inhabitants back in 1956. Half a century ea...

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The traditional Norwegian farm - its land and surroundings
Hovet - Hol | Photo: Anders Beer Wilse - Norsk Folkemuseum.
In this article we take a look at the layout of the Norwegian farm and its surroundings - and how th...

 Building history   Webmaster English 
 LA Dahlmann

The interactive property map of Norway
#1 | Screen grab from seeiendom.no - example.
Norway has a long history of keeping a detailed property register. In recent years, the manual recor...

 Building history   Webmaster English 
 LA Dahlmann

Teigan farm - Sogge - Surnadal - Norway
Teigan farm - Surnadal - Norway | This photo is a copy from the book ''Gards- og ættesoge for Surnadal - bind II' from 1980 - written by Hans Hyldbakk | Copyright: Surnadal kommune
In 1947, Hans Hyldbakk published the history of the local farms in Surnadal, Nordmøre, Norway. The b...

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 LA Dahlmann

Sæterhaugen farm - Øvre Sæter - Surnadal - Norway
Sæterhaugen farm - Surnadal - Norway | This photo is a copy from the book 'Heimar i Surnadal - band I' from 1966 - written by Hans Hyldbakk | Copyright: Surnadal kommune
In 1942, Hans Hyldbakk wrote the history of the local cotter's holdings in Surnadal, Nordmøre, Norwa...

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 LA Dahlmann

Be the first to write about a building or structure
Be the first to write about a house, building or structure. Why not write about when you built your...

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 LA Dahlmann

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