Published: 26.09.2015 | Author: Nils Georg Brekke
At the crossroads at Tofting, where the road leads to Lygra and Festo, there is a hayshed in the fields between the outer and the inner pastures. Only the rafters and the roof sheeting are of wood, the rest is stone. The hayshed at Tofting is a fine representative of the simple utility buildings that were distinct features in this outer tree-less coastal landscape. The buildings may have had different names, but their uses were the same. Cattle and sheep in the outer fields were taken into the hayshed, the stone shed. These simple, but well-built stone structures today appear as jewels in the cultural landscape. This shed has been repaired in a commendable way by the owner.