Cortewalle Castle

Beveren, Belgium

Cortewalle Castle dates back to the 15th century, and is one of the oldest in the Waasland. It is built of white sandstone, in Flemish Renaissance style. For centuries it was in the possession successively of the Triest, Goubau and de Brouchoven de Bergeyck families, until the Brouchovens sold it to the municipality of Beveren, who use it for the storage of the extensive and important De Bergeyck archives.

Today Cortewalle castle hosts the Municipal Local History Museum with a rich collection of lace and a restored Aubusson tapestry.



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Essendreef 2, Beveren, Belgium
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Belgium


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Kanti Adhikari (12 months ago)
Beautifull place ❤❤ loving Antwerp
Andre De Souza (14 months ago)
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Jan Verhavert (14 months ago)
Great place with magnificent history, even a link with Joos Vijd, son of a rich and famous family from Beveren, who ordered and payed for the wonderfull 'Lam Gods' (mystic lamb) by Van Eyck.
Patrick Steenbeke (17 months ago)
Nice clean park en when you can visit the castle don't hesitate it is good preserved.
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