Aruküla, Järva County

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Aruküla
Village
Aruküla Manor
Aruküla Manor
Aruküla is located in Estonia
Aruküla
Aruküla
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°57′19″N 26°00′19″E / 58.95528°N 26.00528°E / 58.95528; 26.00528Coordinates: 58°57′19″N 26°00′19″E / 58.95528°N 26.00528°E / 58.95528; 26.00528
Country  Estonia
County Järva County
Parish Koeru Parish
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Aruküla is a village in Koeru Parish, Järva County in northern-central Estonia.

Aruküla Manor[edit]

The von Toll family burial chapel at Aruküla manor
The von Toll family burial chapel at Aruküla manor

Aruküla ;anor (German: Arroküll) evolved into an independent estate in the 17th century. The manor house seen today was built in 1782-1789, but suffered damage in a fire around 1800 and was subsequently rebuilt in a typical St. Petersburg-style Neoclassicism, with details such as decorative stucco laurel wreaths and a wrought-iron fence surrounding the manor park.[1][2]

Russian general Karl Wilhelm von Toll, mentioned by Tolstoy in his epic "War and Peace", lived on Aruküla manor and is buried in a chapel on the grounds.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 116. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  2. ^ Hein, Ants (2009). Eesti Mõisad - Herrenhäuser in Estland - Estonian Manor Houses. Tallinn: Tänapäev. p. 76. ISBN 978-9985-62-765-5. 
  3. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 116. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 

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