World Heritage RørosThe people and the farms

The people and the farms

Running the farms was an important part of the livelihood for the workers and the management of the copper works. The mining centre of Røros was built up of mountain farms in a town.
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A house in Sleggveien (Slagg Street) – Tyristuggu – house no. 398
The houses in the upper part of Sleggveien have a great deal to tell us about a certain period in the mining town’s ...
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A Trading House – Leighgården – house No. 16
Morten Leigh (1778 – 1816), a tradesman, arrived in Røros during the early part of the 1800s. In 1806 he purchased his ...
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An Executive’s Accomodation – The General Manager’s House, No. 17
Many of the Company’s executives built their houses in Bergmannsgata or Hyttegaten as it was previously called. They ...
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One of the worker’s houses – Rasmusgården – house no. 7
Rasmusgaarden, which is situated at the bottom of Bergmannsgata, is a typical example of one of the worker’s houses. ...
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Røros was added to UNESCOs of World Heritage Sites in 1980, refer also to Riksantikvaren, ( Norwegian Inspectorate of Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings).
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