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Lohu
Veelage
Lohu manor main biggin
Lohu is located in Estonia
Lohu
Lohu
Coordinates: 59°8′N 24°47′E / 59.133°N 24.783°E / 59.133; 24.783
Kintra  Estonie
Coonty Rapla Coonty
Pairish Kohila Pairish
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lohu (German: Loal) is a veelage in Kohila Pairish, Rapla Coonty in northwastren Estonie. It is kent for thair general pairtnership "Lohu Lelu", who haes producit heich quality firthen toys synce 1993.

Lohu manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

A manor hoose haes existit in the veelage syne 1620, when an estate wis establisht here. It oreeginally belangit tae a Easter German faimily, an throuoot maist o its history continued tae be in the haunds o the local aristocracy. When Estonie proclaimit its unthirldom in 1919, sweepin laund reforms remuivit amaist aw Easter German faimilies frae their estates, as wis the case in Lohu an aw. In 1920, the manor wis awned bi Johan Pitka awtho it later chyngit haunds several times.[1]

The oreeginal manor hoose wis built in firth; it wis replacit in the early 18t century bi a stane hoose in baroque style, later uised as a manager's estate. A new main classicist biggin wis erectit in the 1780's, pairtly altered in neo-Gothic fashion durin the 19t century. The interior boasts some fine grisaille mural paintins, executit bi Gottlieb Welté an considered tae be amang the finest examples o such interior details in Estonie.[2] Ither notewirthy interior details, such as the wainscotin an ither carvit firthen details, date frae the late 19t century.[3]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 70. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  2. Hiiop, Hilkka (2011). "In the footsteps of Classical Antiquity. Influences of the antique in Estonian manor murals". Baltic Journal of Art History (Chair of Art History of the Institute of History and Archaeology of the University of Tartu) (2011. Autumn.): 239. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  3. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 70. ISBN 9949-10-117-4.