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 St.Olavs gate 52 og 54

 
St. Olavs gate 52 og 54 ( St.Olavs gate 52 and 54 (street addresses))
Address: St.Olavsgate 52-54
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Construction System /
Materials:
Woodwork; timber; cogging joint method
Building Type: Residential
Keywords: residence, woodwork, timber, cog joint construction, empire style
Year of Construction: Roughly the middle of the 19th century
The street St. Olavsgate runs in a north-south direction on the west side above the Harstad town centre. Situated at the intersection of the streets Erikstads gate and St. Olavs gate are two residencies from the 19th century. Both houses have features from the Empire style. Ever since the end of the 17th century there have been buildings in this area. Today this area is characterised by older and newer wooden houses, with many well-preserved houses from different periods, and with diverse stylistic features.
Literature: Bruun, Ola og Jim Myrstad, "Sommer i St. Olavs gate - Bylandskap Harstad 100 år 2004" in Harstad Tidende 04.07.2003 pp. 26-27
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 03.12.2004
Author: T.A
Photographer: H.S 2004



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