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Svēte Manor
Zemgale, Latvia
Svete manor (1730)
Type Manor
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Built Circa 1730

Svēte Manor (Latvian language:Svētes muižas pils ) is a manor house in the historical region of Zemgale, in Latvia. The manor was originally built around 1730,[1] and extensively remodeled with new columns between 1774 and 1775 by architect Severin Jensen for use as a summer vacation residence by Duke Peter von Biron.[2] The building was part of an army base between 1870 and 1993.[2] It was further remodeled between 1876 and 1878 for military use.[2]

See alsoEdit

  • List of palaces and manor houses in Latvia

ReferencesEdit

  1. Zarāns, Alberts (2006) (in Latvian, English). Latvijas pilis un muižas. Castles and manors of Latvia. Riga. ISBN 9984-785-05-X. OCLC 72358861. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Latvijas Piļu un Muižu asociācija. "Svete Manor". Latvijas Piļu un Muižu asociācija. http://www.pilis.lv/tulk/view.php?id=14&prop_id=211&show_avots=1. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 

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