Tureholm Castle

Trosa, Sweden

Tureholm castle is located to the site of old Gäddeholm castle, which was established in the 14th century. In the 16th century it was owned by famous Sture family. The new stone castle was built in 1576. In 1640 the Sten Nilsson Bielke ordered to build a new main building according the design of Erik Dahlberg, but it was burned down by Russian troops in 1719. Ten years later Thure Gabriel Bielke started to build the current manor castle. It was completed 1740 and in 1761 the castle was renamed Thure Holm after Thure Bielke. Today it is in private use.



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768, Trosa, Sweden
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Founded: 1728
Category: Castles and fortifications in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)


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