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 Vegvokterbolig på Hatteng

 
Vegvokterbolig på Hatteng ( Highway Supervisors House at Hatteng)
Address: Hatteng, 9046 Oteren
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Architect: Ole Kristian Kristiansen
Client: Public Roads Administration
Construction System /
Materials:
Timber; panelling
Building Type: House
Year of Construction: 1928; moved 1939
Hatteng is situated on a plain in the innermost part of Storfjorden with two valleys, Signaldalen and Kitdalen, both leading in towards Sweden and Finland. The E6 and E8 run past here, to Skibotn to the north-east and to Nordkjosbotn to the south-west. The site is situated in flat, open terrain, and the buildings are placed around a small courtyard consisting of the highway supervisor's house, outhouse/shack and hen-house.

The building is a typical example of the particular building style that was found in government property (Highway Authorities) until about the 1970s. The highway supervisor's house at Hatteng was in use as a house until the mid-1980s, and the house was preserved as a techno-industrial cultural relic in 2009.
Literature: Devold, Ellen Margrethe, Bratberg, Terje T.V. 1955-, Rui, Liv Marit: Vegvalg: nasjonal verneplan : veger, bruer, vegrelaterte kulturminner, Statens vegvesen 2002, Oslo, p. 111
Ose, Ole Osborg; På veg i nord-norsk byggeskikk, Tromsø 2009
Publisher: The University of Tromsø, 15.10.2009
Author: T.A
Photographer: T.A 2009



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