The rural building tradition has been fairly uniform in thepast few centuries. After the numerous small houses were replaced in the 1700s byfewer and larger buildings, these were placed to form a square farmyard. Thefarmhouse gradually became a two-storied building in the late 1700s and was extendedlengthwise by building additions, resulting in the region’s long andcharacteristic trønderlån. Onefeature of this house is that most of the rooms cross its entire width, withwindows to both sides providing excellent light. The orderly rows of windowsand the well-defined entrance, especially the main entrance, are also typical.