HafnarstrŠti 16

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Project Details

Title:HafnarstrŠti 16
Abstract:During the renovation of an old house in HafnarstrŠti 16, central ReykjavÝk, areas at risk under and up against the house were excavated.
Project Start Year:2001
Projected End Year:2001

Account Owner

Contact: Fornleifastofnun ═slands
Postal Address: Bßrugata 3, 101 ReykjavÝk, ICELAND
Post Code: 101
Telephone: 00354-5511033
Website: http://www.instarch.is
Email: fsi@instarch.is

Project Content

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HafnarstrŠti 16 - fornleifak÷nnun [0.25 MB]
During the renovation of an old house in HafnarstrŠti 16 cultural layers were discovered at its foundations in two places, along the southern side and under the northwestern corner. Only the areas at risk was excavated. The layers under the NW corner are probably the remains of an old surface outside the house, most likely prior to 1824 when the house was built at its current length. Old walls under the S-side of the house probably belong to its predecessor, most liklely a house that was in use between 1790 and 1824.

Project Location

Latitude: 64.14671°N
Longitude: 21.939017°W