The first known owner of Stora Väsby manor was Knut Karlsson (1485-1506). The Kurck noble family sold in to industrialist Emanuel de Geer in 1668. The present manor of Stora Väsby was completed around 1760 based on the design of Carl Hårleman. It is one of the best preserved Rococo-style buildings in Uppland.

Next to the castle is a Baroque-style park, which was built in the 1600s. The park was symmetric with hedgerows, trees and three ponds. Today Stora Väsby houses offices and residential apartments.

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Founded: 1760
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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