Glaumbær Turf Houses

Glaumbær Turf Houses
Glaumbær Turf Houses. / Michal Gorski, / CC BY-SA 3.0
TOne of the best representatives of traditional Icelandic turf houses – a group of carefully restored turf houses in Skagafjordur Folk Museum. The site has been inhabited since the 11th century but the oldest turf houses were built in the middle of the 18th century. There are many more examples around Iceland – such as Hólar turf houses.

Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6110 N 19.5044 W
Categories: Family houses, villas
Values: Architecture, Visual
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Norðurland vestra, south from Skagafjörður, in Glaumbær village
Year of construction: middle of the 18th century

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