Telge Hus, also known as Ragnhildsborg, was a medieval castle. The first castle, probably built in the early 1300s, was burnt down in 1445 and the new castle built in 1448.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Ruins in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Kristina Mattsson (3 years ago)
Härligt promenadområde!
Anders Blixt (3 years ago)
Update! Ny grillplats är på plats! För historikern ja, men egentligen inte mycket att titta på och all info om Telge Hus finns på nätet. Förvisso nära vatten om man vill bada.
Lena Gelin Johansson (4 years ago)
Alltid härligt att besöka ön oavsett om det är novemberdimman eller solsken ♥️
Kinky Rovhål (4 years ago)
Hade kunnat få fem i betyg . Men ingen toa på ett sånt ställe . Vet inte om kommun vill att man gödslar där .
Anthony Chistoff (4 years ago)
Very calm and quiet place to enjoy nature.
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