Bredtvet

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Bredtvet is a neighborhood in the borough of Bjerke in Oslo, Norway.

Its origin is a farm of the same name. Its first private owner is registered in 1662, and from 1817 to 1824 it was owned by Hans Nielsen Hauge.[1] Bredtvet is also a parish in the Church of Norway, created in 1966 although the church was not erected until 1977.[2] It is known for Bredtveit prison.[3] An upper secondary school named Bredtvet was established in 1972,[2] but closed down in 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tvedt, Knut Are, ed. (2000). "Bredtvet (farm)". Oslo byleksikon (4 ed.). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 79. ISBN 82-573-0815-3. 
  2. ^ a b Tvedt, Knut Are, ed. (2000). "Bredtvet (parish)". Oslo byleksikon (4 ed.). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 79. ISBN 82-573-0815-3. 
  3. ^ Tvedt, Knut Are, ed. (2000). "Bredtveit fengsel og sikringsanstalt". Oslo byleksikon (4 ed.). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. p. 79. ISBN 82-573-0815-3. 

Coordinates: 59°56′53″N 10°51′35″E / 59.94806°N 10.85972°E / 59.94806; 10.85972