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STAVE CHURCH OF NORWAY - "Stavkirke" or ancient wooden churches of Norway. The ancient pine of Norway so resilient that some have lasted for 5 to 6 centuries.

Cutaway picture of a Viking house:

Cutaway picture of a Viking house. Previous pinner wrote: The door is in the wrong place, for a typical Viking longhouse the door should be off centre on one of the long walls.

Inside a Longhouse (I'd love a garden big enough to build a longhouse for my kids)

US NORTHEAST/Algonquian/ Wampanoag nush wetu (long house), Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts

Stave Church Norway

Wooden church outside Oslo, Norway. This is part of a set of buildings that have been restored as a living folk museum. Tenuous Link: old wooden church.

The highly unusual ancient building in Scandinavia. "Stave Church in Norway, built in the late 1100's.  When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over 1,000 of them."

The highly unusual ancient building in Scandinavia. Stave Church in Norway, built in the late When the Vikings became Christians, they built Churches like this one, over of them.

Alexandru Babos / https://churchpop.com/2015/02/10/11-wooden-churches-of-eastern-europe/

Sârbi Josani wooden church - these old timber Orthodox churches are built entirely with fitted joints and without the use of a single metal nail, Maramures, Romania.

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