Tverfell is the easternmost farm in valley Lundareykjadalur, to the north of river Grimsa, near its confluence with river Tungua and the abandoned farm England.
The road into the interior Uxahryggir, to lake Reydarvatn and Brunnar is south of the farm. The Saga of Njall the Wise tells us about the slaying of Glumur, Hallgerdur langbrok’s husband, by her foster father Tjostolfur. At the time, Glumur was shepherding and rounding up sheep south of Mt. Tverfell. A gully named after him, Glumsgil, is in the eastern slopes.
Writer Kristmann Gudmundsson (1901-1983), was born at Tverfell. He was very controversial and did not gain the popularity he wished. During his long stay in Norway, he gained popularity in the other Nordic countries. He published novels, poetry, his memoirs, and the history of the literature of the world.
West Iceland Saga Trail