Ekebyholm Castle

Norrtälje, Sweden

Ekebyholm is a castle-like mansion and a former manor located by Lake Syningen in Rimbo parish in Norrtälje Municipality in Stockholm county, Sweden. In 1932, the Adventist school purchased Ekebyholm. Presently Ekebyholmsskolan is located on site.

Ekebyholm in Rimbo (currently a part of Norrtälje) was attached with the estate of Mörby, owned by the Pomeranian-originated family of Slaveka. Bengt Gabrielson (Oxenstierna) af Mörby (d. 1591) acquired the estates of Mörby and Ekebyholm which were separated with Mörby passing to his elder son Gabriel Bengtsson Oxenstierna (1586-1656) and Ekebyholm passing to the youngest, posthumous son Bengt Bengtson Oxenstierna (1591-1643) who first had the manor built at Ekebyholm.

The current appearance was built by Arvid Horn during the 18th century.



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Norrtälje, Sweden
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Founded: 18th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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Paula Schembri (3 years ago)
A very nice and homey castle, with pleasant surroundings, a nice park and a beautiful lake
ghoullishly (4 years ago)
Scenic nature, good for picnics but apart from that not a lot to do
daniel tornel (4 years ago)
The castle os a bautiful place! With a pkayground and park like campus! People are really friendly. It its right next to the lake which is also very pretty. But the lake is not very swim friendly. To many plants and vegetation in the water.
Anna Day (5 years ago)
Cool place. Good school. Beautiful nature.
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