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 Bakeriet og Rossgården på Lyngseidet

 
Bakeriet og Rossgården på Lyngseidet ( Bakery and Rossgården in Lyngseidet)
Address: Kjosveien, 9060 Lyngseidet
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Construction System /
Materials:
Woodwork; cogging joint method
Building Type: Bakery; residence
Keywords: woodwork, cog joint construction, bakery, residence, Swiss style
Year of Construction: 19th century
In the middle of the town centre in Lyngseidet lie two old wooden buildings, the estate Rossgården and the old bakery. These structures along with the estate Giævergården form a row that constitutes Lyngseidet's old centre. These three wooden buildings vary in size and detailing. Together they represent developments in architecture over a span of one hundred years - from the beginning of the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century.

A bakery was often the first business that was established in emerging towns, during the beginning in the 19th century. The estate Rossgården was built as a residence for the blacksmith Ross, who established a boat slip and repair shop in Lyngseidet - also the most important business that is still in operation.

The bakery is one of the Lyngseidets oldest existing structures. It was declared a listed building in 1982.
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 20.12.2005
Author: T.A; I.H
Photographer: T.A 2004/2005



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