Skibsklarerergaarden

Local nameSkibsklarerergaarden
LocationElsinore, Denmark

Skibsklarerergaarden, literally "The Ship Handler's House"), is a historic house museum and listed building situated on Strandgade in Helsingør, Denmark. A "ship handler" handled the paperwork at Øresund Custom House for captains in connection with Denmark's collection of Sound Dues from all ships that passed through the Øresund. The Sound Duty was collected on and off between 1429 and 1857 and was one of Denmark's most important sources of income as well as a major cause of local prosperity in Helsingør. The ground floor of the building contains a Ship-chandler with Denmark's oldest surviving shop interior. The building is also known as Rasmussens Gård.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skibsklarerergaarden

Coordinates 56°2'5.336" N 12°36'54.245" E

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