Dybäck Castle

Skivarp, Sweden

Dybäck estate was first mentioned in the 1300s. It was owned by several Danish noble families like Munck, Bille and Marsvin. In 1684 it was divided between Jorgen and Christian Bille. Their family owned the estate until 1857.

The oldest building is a barracks, built in the late 1400s. The main building was built in the 1500s and enlarged about hundred years later. Today Dybäck is privately owned and not open to the public.

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Dybäck 4165A, Skivarp, Sweden
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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