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Sõmerpalu

Sõmerpalu
Sõmmõrpalo (Võro)
Small borough
Sõmerpalu manor
Sõmerpalu manor
Sõmerpalu is located in Estonia
Sõmerpalu
Sõmerpalu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates:
Country  Estonia
County Võru County
Municipality Sõmerpalu Parish

Sõmerpalu (Võro: Sõmmõrpalo, German: Sommerpahlen) is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Võru County, Estonia. It is the administrative centre of Sõmerpalu Parish.[1]

Sõmerpalu manor

The history of the local manor goes back to at least 1544, when there was a fortified manor, a so-called "vassal castle", at approximately the same site as the present-day manor house. During the Livonian War, however, this building was destroyed, and a new manor house was built some time after this. The present house was erected in the 1860s in the then-popular neo-Gothic style.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "NGA GeoName Database".  
  2. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 241.  

External links

  • Sõmerpalu Parish (Estonian)
  • Sõmerpalu manor at Estonian Manors Portal
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