Lizums Manor

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Lizums Manor
Lizuma pils 2000-09-14.jpg
General information
Architectural styleTudor Neo-Gothic
Town or cityGulbene Municipality
CountryLatvia
Completed1836
Clientvon Wolff family

Lizums Manor (Latvian: Lizuma muižas pils German: Lisohn ) is a two-storey manor house built around 1836 in English Neo Gothic style in the historical region of Vidzeme,[1] northern Latvia.[2] It has housed the Lizums secondary school since 1937.

History[edit]

Lizums Manor was originally owned by Tiesenhausen family. Later it was acquired by Medums family. In 1629 Antonius Morrie was mentioned as the owner of the manor, and in 1657 Meijer was mentioned. From 1781, the manor became property of barons von Malama [3] until it finally became property of von Wolf in 1836.

The Lizuma Manor House, built in the middle of the 19th century in the style of historicism with English Neo Gothic style facade finishing and octagonal tower. House indoor wood decoration was done by Alexander Knox. He made interior decoration in the Blue Hall ( aka Hunters' Hall), one of the most luxurious rooms in the palace.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vietas Guide of Latvia. "Lizums Manor House". Vietas Guide of Latvia. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  2. ^ Zarāns, Alberts (2006). Latvijas pilis un muižas. Castles and manors of Latvia (in Latvian and English). Riga. ISBN 9984-785-05-X. OCLC 72358861.
  3. ^ Malamas

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Coordinates: 57°11′30″N 26°22′41″E / 57.1916°N 26.3780°E / 57.1916; 26.3780