Axevalla Hus is a ruined medieval castle. It was first mentioned in 1278. In 1323 the castle was owned by Danish and besieged by Swedish army. It was reconstructed in the 14th century under the order of Albrecht of Mecklenburg. In 1436 the castle was again besieged and given to Swedish.

In 1469 Axevalla Hus was destroyed in the war between kings Karl Knutsson (Bonde) och Kristian I and it was never rebuilt. Today there are only some remains left.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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