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villagers. This system prevented the monopolization of the good land by anyone farmer and kept the distance from the village to the field equal for all farmers.
The villages themselves consisted of one wide street onto which each farmyard faced. Each farmyard or Hauskorgl consisted of a house and barn, usually joined, a garden and orchard. Large fields were laid out according to use and each farmer received his share in the form of a narrow strip.