Rensumaborg estate was known already in the 16th century, but the current manor dates mainly from the restoration made in 1710.

References:

Comments

Your name



Details

Founded: 1710
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Netherlands

More Information

en.wikipedia.org

Rating

4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Jaap Visser (2 years ago)
Jurjen Nieboer (2 years ago)
Zeer mooie Borg. Thans een landhuis. Niet zo goed bewaard gebleven als andere Borgen. Maar bezienswaardig.
Christiaan Rademaker (3 years ago)
jan derk sterenberg (3 years ago)
Alleen van buiten te bekijken. Gebouw niet open voor publiek
Tjerk Bos (3 years ago)
Een prachtige "borg" in Meij, oftewel; Uithuizermeeden. Het is verder niet te bezichtigen omdat er iemand permanent in woont. Je kunt er wel helemaal omheen lopen en ernaast is een kinderboerderij.
Powered by Google

Featured Historic Landmarks, Sites & Buildings

Historic Site of the week

Royal Palace of Olite

The Palace of the Kings of Navarre of Olite was one of the seats of the Court of the Kingdom of Navarre, since the reign of Charles III 'the Noble' until its conquest by Castile (1512). The fortification is both castle and palace, although it was built more like a courtier building to fulfill a military function.

On an ancient Roman fortification was built during the reign of Sancho VII of Navarre (13th century) and extended by his successors Theobald I and Theobald II, which the latter was is installed in the palace in 1269 and there he signed the consent letter for the wedding of Blanche of Artois with his brother Henry I of Navarre, who in turn, Henry I since 1271 used the palace as a temporary residence. This ancient area is known as the Old Palace.

Then the palace was housing the Navarrese court from the 14th until 16th centuries, Since the annexation (integration) of the kingdom of Navarre for the Crown of Castile in 1512 began the decline of the castle and therefore its practically neglect and deterioration. At that time it was an official residence for the Viceroys of Navarre.

In 1813 Navarrese guerrilla fighter Espoz y Mina during the Napoleonic French Invasion burned the palace with the aim to French could not make forts in it, which almost brought in ruin. It is since 1937 when architects José and Javier Yarnoz Larrosa began the rehabilitation (except the non-damaged church) for the castle palace, giving it back its original appearance and see today. The restoration work was completed in 1967 and was paid by the Foral Government of Navarre.