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Bogatunet, Radøy

Boga

18.06.2018

In the lightly undulating landscape at Boga there lies an old house with several rooms on a small rise. In fact it looks like three houses built into one another; a scullery, a living room and a store with a loft. From other sources we know that this house had covered passageways and sheds round all the walls in the 19th century; a compressed “long house” with inter-connections between all the rooms. This is a building style from the Middle Ages that we see traces of; a building corresponding to those we have seen remains of at Høybøen in Fjell and Lurekalven in Lindås. Bogatunet was restored in 2006.

Kotedalen, Radøy

Fosnstraumen

06.12.2018

At the southern end of the bridge between Radøy and Fosnøy archaeologists found an unusual Stone Age settlement. There was a thick “cultural layer” here with the remains of the waste dumps of a hunting people. The place was called Kotedalen. Here they came, one group after the other, and settled for some weeks, some months, or maybe years before they went on, leaving the settlement deserted. Time after time it happened. At least 16 settlement phases have been identified, stretching over 5,500 years.

The cowshed at Kolåseidet, Radøy

Kolåseidet

03.01.2019

The little cowshed which lies on the fence at Kolåseidet, constructed in connection with the stone fence, has put its mark on the cultural landscape. On the border between the home fields and the forest, the cowshed is the very symbol of a simple resource management - the division between the cropland and the grazing grounds. And the way it was built has its roots far back in time.

Two of the rowlocks which have been found in the bogs Mangersnes, Radøy

Mangersnes

18.06.2018

Skåråsmyri marsh and disappearing signs of the peat cutting that once was, though an old road still shows the way through the landscape

Skaråsmyri

19.05.2018

Syltastova, Radøy

Sylta

18.06.2018

Ystebøtræet, Radøy

Ystebøtræet

18.06.2018

Aga farmyard

Aga

19.06.2018

The grand farm Aga on the west side of Sørfjorden, came under protection in 1937, when the agricultural reform threatened to disperse the old clustered settlement. “Lagmannsstova”, named after the “lagmann” (law speaker) Sigurd Brynjulfsson, was already protected in 1924; one of the authentic profane wooden buildings from the Middle Ages still standing. All the same it is the farmyard itself that is the key cultural monument.

A “chest piece” from Bu museum.

Bu

29.04.2018

Håhaugsteinen

Håhaugsteinen

27.05.2018

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