Meilgaard Castle

Glesborg, Denmark

The estate known as Medelgård was first mentioned in 1345. The current castle dates from 1573; it was extended in 1873 and again in 1888-1891. Part of it has been converted to five private apartments. A farm building is being used as a restaurant.

The castle is owned by the Iuel family. The family moved back into the castle in the autumn of 2006 after its restoration following a devastating fire on 26 February 2003, which burnt through most of the roof and attic. The estate is of 2070 hectares, of which 543 are farmed and 1220 are forested.

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Founded: 1573
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark
Historical period: Early Modern Denmark (Denmark)

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