Käru (Kerro) was established as an estate in the mid-18th century. The present building was built in 1878 and designed by Riga architect Robert Pflug. It is an eclectic building with mainly neo-Renaissance elements. It was damaged during the Revolution of 1905 and also during World War II. The manor house ensemble has several well-preserved and unusual outbuildings and annexes. Explorer Karl von Ditmar was the landowner of Käru and economist Ragnar Nurkse (1907–1959) was also born in Käru Manor. In the 1920s the manor started to work as a school. After the new school building was closed, the house was sold into private ownership.

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Founded: 1878
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Estonia
Historical period: Part of the Russian Empire (Estonia)

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Tallinna mnt 2, Käru alevik, Raplamaa, 58.821243, 25.139017 ‎58° 49' 16.47", 25° 8' 20.46 Окрестности Кяру вместе с Лелле, по историческому разделению, принадлежали Пярнумаа, образуя, таким образом, основную часть прихода Вяндра. В наши дни, эти территории являются частью Рапламаа. От исторического разделения территории сохранилась лишь петляющая гравийная дорога, ведущая из Кяру в Вяндра. Усадьба Кяру была основана в середине 18 века, когда произошло её отделение от находящейся по соседству мызы Лелле. Предположительно, деревянный господский дом был построен сразу после основания усадьбы (позднее господский дом стал домом управляющего). Господский дом представляет из себя архаическую деревянную постройку, углы здания облицованы вертикальными панелями. Разделение окон в стиле барокко сохранилось. В то время, когда мыза отстраивалась, она находилась во владении Штауденов, позднее, мыза перешла во владение к фон Дитмари. Новый удлинённый господский дом в стиле неоренессанс был построен в 1878 году по проекту рижского архитектора, Роберта Пфлуги. Основаня часть постройки одноэтажная, часть, которая находится по середине, двухэтажная. Левую часть здания украшает четырёхугольная башня. В 1905 году, во время восстания, дом был подежжен. Позднее, здание восстановили, но, в слегка упрощённом виде, без боковой башни, но с небольшим украшением, расположенным сбоку. С 1898 года мыза принадлежала дворянской семье фон Рентельнов, последним владельцем мызы до национализации 1919 года, была Каролин фон Рентельн. С 1920 года до 2001 в господском доме находилась школа, сейчас здание находится в частном владении. На мызе сохранились многочисленные второстепенные постройки, в том числе, красивая кузница в неоготическом стиле, которая напоминает небольшой замок. Современная дорога Рапла-Тюри, в результате её выпрямления, пролегает через старый и новый господский дом, а также через мызовый парк.
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