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Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i, Iceland
 

BakarÝi­ / Bakery

 
 
BakarÝi­ / Bakery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
1. BakarÝi­ / Bakery Marker
Inscription.  
BakarÝi­ var reist 1834. Ůar inni var stˇr ofn hla­inn ˙r m˙rsteini og mikill reykhßfur. Korngeymsluh˙s var reist vi­ bakarÝi­ 1861 til a­ geyma korn og mj÷l og ■ar voru einnig ÷lger­arkatlar. Bernh÷ft bakari reisti einnig mˇgeymsluh˙s vi­ SkolastrŠti­ en mˇrinn var nota­ur til a­ kynda ofna bakarisins. Ůessi h˙s brunnu illa ßri­ 1978. Myllan stˇ­ Ý brekkunni sem nefnd var Bakarabrekkan og heitir n˙ BankastrŠti en ■ar voru einnig vatnspˇstar bakarans. H˙si­ var endurbyggt ß vegum Minjaverndar 1986.

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(English translation:)

The bakery was built in 1834. Inside there was a large oven made of brick and a large chimney. A grain storehouse was built at the bakery in 1861 to store grain and flour, and there were also beer fermentation tanks. Bernh÷ft, the baker, also built a warehouse on School Street, with fats being used to fuel the bakery ovens. This building suffered severe fire damage in 1978. There was also a mill was on the slope, called Baker's Slope (now BankastrŠti), where there were also boilers for the bakery. The building was renovated in 1986 by the Ministry of Conservation of

BakarÝi­ / Bakery Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 18, 2018
2. BakarÝi­ / Bakery Marker - wide view
Antiquities.
 
Erected by Minjavernd.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 64° 8.808′ N, 21° 56.163′ W. Marker is in Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i. Marker can be reached from the intersection of LŠkjargata and BankastrŠti. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: BankastrŠti 2, Reykjavik, Capital Region H÷fu­borgarsvŠ­i 101, Iceland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gimli (a few steps from this marker); Bernh÷ftsh˙s (a few steps from this marker); Bernh÷ftstorfan / Bernh÷ft's Sward (a few steps from this marker); LandlŠknih˙si­ (within shouting distance of this marker); ForsŠtisrß­uneyti­ / Prime Minister's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Menntaskˇlinn Ý ReykjavÝk / High School in ReykjavÝk (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hressingarskßlinn (about 90 meters away); Ůjˇ­fundurinn 1851 / The National Assembly of 1851 (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reykjavik.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the west (back) side of the tourist information building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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