The church institutions in Medieval Tønsberg (Norway): Based on a systematic registration of written sources and all the archaeological material. Out of 11 church institutions 6 are known from archaeological investigations. Discussion on the datings, architecture, social context and economical hinterland of the institutions. Extensive list of literature and sources. The text is an edited version of a cand phil-dissertation from the University of Aarhus (Denmark) in 1983.
Ground-plot and property in Tønsberg (Norway): A study in the urban settlement and ground-plot pattern of Medieval Tønsberg - part 3 of a research project on the Northern part of the Medieval Town. The main site of the study is Baglergatan 2, excavated in 1981-82. The development of a border system of the Medieval ground-plots is discussed in the light of archaeological sources from the whole town area and in retrospectively from the 19th C maps. The ownership of ground-plots is studied in written sources and it is concluded that most of the were owned by persons of a high social position living out of town. A "Bryggen paradigm" on the pattern of townyards as single-yards and double-yards is discussed and it is concluded that these types of townyards are not found in Tønsberg.