Nordre Tollbodgate
Nordre Tollbodgate is situated on the east side of the island Tromsøya and just north of the city centre. It starts by the remains of the medieval fortress Skansen, the now site of the old customs house. The street then runs westwards and uphill
crosses both Skippergata, Storgata, Grønnegata and Vestregata
and ends at Dramsveien just below the hill Rambergan. Nordre Tollbodgate was laid out as a firebreak during the 1840s, but it becomes narrower and steeper from Grønnegata up to Dramsveien.

Most of the buildings in the upper three sections of the street are wooden houses with pitched roofs, though they vary in age, size and detailing, and some of them have also been converted to offices. The oldest house in this part of the street is most likely Storgata 128 which dates back to the 1830s. The houses on the northern side, between Storgata and Grønnegata, originates from the 1860s and then further up the hill from the 1880s. The properties at southern side of the street were built on later, but all before 1900.

The houses in this part of town were generally regarded as quite small. However, over the years most have been altered, extended and modernized and some to such an extent that they have completely lost their original character.

Year of construction

1800-2000

Building Type

House, residence

Construction System / Materials

Wood, concrete

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Nordre Tollbodgate – Storgata til Dramsveien
Nordre Tollbodgate – Storgata til Dramsveien
Nordre Tollbodgate – Storgata til Dramsveien
Nordre Tollbodgate – Storgata til Dramsveien
Nordre Tollbodgate – Storgata til Dramsveien