Dating dk Kerteminde
The building now forms part of the Svendborg Museum.Ystad in the southern Swedish region of Scania which was formerly part of Denmark still has some 300 half-timbered houses, several of them of historic importance.
Viking ring houses, such as those at Trelleborg, near Slagelse on the Danish island of Zealand, have a rather different, ship-like shape, the long walls bulging outwards.Construction of Lund Cathedral in Scania started in about 1103 when the region was part of the Kingdom of Denmark.It was the first of great Danish Romanesque cathedrals in the shape of a three-aisled basilica with transepts.Each house consisted of a large central hall, 18 m × 8 m (59 ft × 26 ft) and two smaller rooms, one at each end. 980) in the north of Jutland were 28.5 m (94 ft) long, 5 m (16 ft) wide at the ends and 7.5 m (25 ft) in the middle, the long walls curving slightly outwards.
The walls consisted of double rows of posts with planks wedged horizontally between them.
In parallel, the half-timbered style became popular for ordinary dwellings in towns and villages across the country.