During the 1880s and 1890s, a number of farmhouse vicarages throughout the country were designed by agricultural engineers, including the one at Skjervøy. There was scarcely any kind of standard design or plan, but many elements from the style then current – the Swiss style – were incorporated. This consisted of a house built over one and a half storeys with a heavily-projecting roof and some kind of notched décor in a standardized pattern on the surrounding framework, veranda and gables, usually with cross-post windows. They were also relatively alike in terms of size: seldom over 18 metres in length and usually 10-11 metres wide

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