Maidla, Juuru Pairish

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Maidla manor main biggin
Maidla manor main biggin
Kintra Estonie
CoontyRapla Coonty
PairishJuuru Pairish
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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

Maidla manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maidla (German: Maidel) manor haes a history that goes back tae at least 1452. Durin the Middle Ages, thare wis a fortifee'd manor or a smaw castle on the steid, pairts o which haes been incorporatit intae the eastren touer o the current, later biggin. The current biggin dates frae the seicont hauf o the 18t century, while it receivit its current leuk durin a reconstruction in the early pairt o the 19t century. The interior is characterisit bi its 19t-century decoration sic as a well-preservit neo-renaissance coffered ceilin.[1]

The estate haes belangit tae several local Baltic German airistocratic faimilies throuoot its history, notably the Taube, von Fersen an von Maydell faimilies. Efter the laund reform o 1919, the manor wis gien bi the Estonie state tae the commander o the Dens volunteers in the Estonie War o Unthrildom, Richard Gustav Borgelin, as a rewaird for his services tae the kintra. Syne the 1950's, it haes been an orphanage.[1]

Apairt frae the main manor hoose, the umwhile estate incorporates several still survivin ootbiggins, sic as stables an servants' quairters. An airtificial loch forms a backdrop tae the biggin at the rear.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 79. ISBN 9949-10-117-4.

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