Keldur at Rangárvellir
History Museums South of Iceland

Keldur at Rangárvellir

At Keldur at Rangárvellir there is a turf farm of an ancient type, which is one of the largest preserved turf farms in south Iceland. The halls timber frame is  a stave construction with decorative mouldings of Roman style. From the hall there is an underground tunnel thought to date from the 12th to 13th century and was probably built as an escape route during a time of conflict. In addition to these, several outhouses have been preserved.


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