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Danish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Archaeology
Danish term or phrase: hegnsbygning
"Marskgårdene voksede i størrelse igennem jernalderen og omkring 200 e. Kr. konstrueres husenes vægge og gårdenes hegn af jordgravet tømmer. Gårdene var ofte omgivet af hegnsbygninger, som kan have været hølader. Hovedbygningerne kunne nu være over 50 m lange, og på landsbytofterne findes ofte små nedgravede arbejdshytter (grubehuse)."

This term is archaic and difficult to locate since "hegnsbygning" lit. fence building (building a fence) is not the intended term.

The closest I have found is that a "hegnsbygning" is a rectangular building constructed alongside a fence. Please see:

"...slutningen af Romersk jernalder, og overgangen til Germansk jernalder vender bebyggelsen tilbage til området, denne gang i form af en lille landsby med en meget reguleret form. Bebyggelsen har bestået af mindst 4 parceller på præcist samme bredde, hvoraf de tre har indeholdt et langhus, samt en hegnsbygning (aflang bygning langs et hegn),...

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The Viking Longhouse
Viking homes were long rectangular buildings. Often one end of the longhouse was used as a barn. The barn end of a longhouse would have crops stored ...

Eketorp's fortification on Öland, interior of hay barn long house
22 Jul 2008 – Eketorp's fortification on Öland, interior of ***hay barn long house***. 6 m ... Eketorp's fortification on Öland, timberwork auf a viking age long house ...

The Manor farm buildings - Ribe VikingeCenter
***In the longhouse, you will meet Vikings busy cooking, weaving on warp weighted looms, washing clothes and performing all sorts of other tasks*** that are ...

Manor farm, 980 AD - Ribe VikingeCenter
On the Manor farm, the Vikings tend the animals, the fields and the herb garden. ... ***Besides the longhouse, there are stalls and a smithy, barns, workshops*** and ... 1994 in Gammel Hviding, and it was later reconstructed at Ribe VikingeCenter.

Fish and shellfish - Ribe VikingeCenter
***This week, the Vikings in the Longhouse have been smoking, salting*** and dried ... Ribe VikingeCenter's 2012 project 'Nordic food is Viking food' is supported by ...

Welcome to the Viking Metropole of Denmark - Viking Invest
vikinginvest.org/wp-content/uploads/.../ribe.pdf -

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you can smell, hear, taste the Viking era. Ribe VikingeCenter reconstructs and brings to life the Viking era in Ribe. ***THE MAGNIFICENT LONGHOUSE***. Please ...

Note added at 6 hrs (2012-10-14 16:11:06 GMT)

The Scandinavians from the Vendel Period to the Tenth Century: An ... - Página 13 -
Judith Jesch - 2012 - History
***The three-aisled longhouse became a special-purpose building, a hall, whilst other functions moved out to ad hoc buildings, i.e., byre, stable and barn***. ... Village problems in the middle ***Iron Age*** During the last 20 to 30 years the use of metal ...

Assumed Iron Age chieftain's longhouse near Tromsø, north Norway
Assumed ***Iron Age chieftain's longhouse*** near Tromsø, north Norway ... to continue with a more diffuse area of anomalies thought to represent the ***byre and barn***.

Dybäck during the Iron Age - Uppåkra
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The settlement structure of the ***Iron Age*** in southern Scandinavia has been a subject of lively debate. High-class .... pastureland or hay meadows, along with the marginal ..... Barn. MARSH. CAPE. MIDDEN. Fig. 8. Top: the reconstruction of the houses. Below: The .... ***barn was built close by the long-house*** and its southern ...

Note added at 6 hrs (2012-10-14 16:37:24 GMT)

another option would simply be ***out-house***:

Ribe på nordsiden af åen, 8.-12. århundrede with full english ...au.academia.edu/.../Ribe_pa_nordsiden_af_aen_...
Whether the settlement structure was also the same as in rural areas, i.e. farm structures with a main building surrounded by fences and with a number of ***out-houses inside the fences***, is more doubtful, however. The placing of the houses relative to each other at Ribelund I may well suggest a quite different structure, e.g. houses in several rows lying side by side (fig. 19).

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Asker: Thank you, Andres, for taking the time to help. I appreciate it. Unfortunately, the answer is incorrect.

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