Pirgu

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Pirgu
Veelage
Pirgu Manor
Coordinates: 59°7′N 24°50′E / 59.117°N 24.833°E / 59.117; 24.833
Kintra Banner o Estonie Estonie
Coonty Rapla Coonty
Pairish Juuru Pairish
Time zone EET (UTC+02:00)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+03:00)

Pirgu is a veelage in Juuru Pairish, Rapla Coonty in northwastren Estonie.

Pirgu manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pirgu (German: Pirk) estate wis formit in 1662, when the launds wur separatit frae Angerja castle estate. Subsequently it haes belangit tae various Baltic German faimilies. The last local aristocratic landawner wis forcit tae leave the estate follaein the sweepin confiscations o laund enactit durin the Estonie laund reform o 1919. Follaein this, the manor hoose fell intae disrepair an bi the 1980s wis reducit tae ruins. At the initiative o sax local ferms, restoration wirks wur unnertaken in 1987, an the manor hoose restored tae its earlier appearance (which it oreeginally receivit sometime efter 1819). It is a classicist biggin, wi a fower-columned Ionic portico dominatin the front façade.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 74. ISBN 9949-10-117-4.