Christinehof Castle

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Christinehof Castle
Christinehofs slott
Kristianstad Municipality
Swedish castle Christinehof 3.jpg
Christinehof Castle
Christinehof Castle is located in Skåne
Christinehof Castle
Christinehof Castle
Coordinates 55°43′04″N 13°57′39″E / 55.7179°N 13.9607°E / 55.7179; 13.9607
Type Castle
Site information
Open to
the public
Yes
Site history
Built 1730s

Christinehof Castle (Swedish: Christinehofs slott) is a castle in Tomelilla Municipality, Scania, in southern Sweden. It was built between 1737 and 1740 in the German Baroque style.

The first estate mentioned on the site was situated in the 14th-century, and named Sjöstrup, according to tradition owned by a German noble named Snakenborg. In 1387, the estates Kolstrup and Sjöstrup was united to the estate Andrarum, which was bought by Christina Piper in 1725.

The present castle was built in 1737-40 by its owner at the time, Christina Piper, and named Christinehof after her.[1]

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  1. ^ Norrhem, Svante, Christina och Carl Piper: en biografi [Christina and Carl Piper: a biography], Historiska media, Lund, 2010 (Swedish)

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