Storehouse from Søndre Berdal

Nesland, Vinje in Telemark, 1759s

Rebuilt as the part of the King Oscar II’s Collections in 1885.
This large, finely built storehouse, or loft, was built for the wealthy Halvor Jonsson Berdal.
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    The Storehouse, "Loft", from Berdal. Xylofraphy from 1888.øp

It stood on posts held together with huge foundation beams. Broad slabs lay on top of the posts to keep rodents away. Like most more recent lofts from Telemark, it has a gallery in front of the lower floor, where the stair to the upper floor is placed.

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    Xylography from 2888
In King Oscar II’s Collection, the storehouse was used to exhibit objects from the royal collection. Windows were added in the roof to provide light for the displays.