Bjørnson during a walk outside the main building in 1900. The major repair work undertaken at the start of the century has not yet been completed. The wall facing the courtyard does not have any skirting, meaning no horizontal panelling and water boards at a hight of one metre.
The overview image shows Øvre and Nedre (upper and lower) Aulestad with the tenant farmer cottage and the store house situated at Nedre Aulestad. The flags at Øvre Aulestad bear witness to a welcoming house for visitors from the whole of the world, not least the Nordic countries.