Vækerø Manor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Vækerø Manor

Vækerø Manor (Norwegian: Vækerø gård) is a historic manor house situated in Oslo, Norway. [1] [2]

Vækerø Manor is located in the neighborhood of Vækerø in the district of Ullern on Oslo's west side. The house manor was formerly a part of a larger estate related to the owners of the Bærums Verk ironworks in the nearby community of Bærum. Historically the manor belonged to members of the Løvenskiold family. Much of the property was later sold to the aluminium company, Norsk Hydro. [3] [4]

The manor house is a large brick building designed during 1880 after drawings by architect, Heinrich Ernst Schirmer. Vækerø Manor was construct in 1881 for prominent politician and landowner, Carl Otto Løvenskiold, who maintained it as a residence. [5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pål Henry Engh and Arne Gunnarsjaa (1984). Oslo, en arkitekturguide (in Norwegian). Oslo: Universitetsforlaget. p. 209. ISBN 978-82-00-05961-5.
  2. ^ Knut Are Tvedt. "Vækerø gård". Norsk kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Vækerø (Løvenskiold-Vækerø AS)
  4. ^ Trond Gram. "Bærums Verk". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  5. ^ Heinrich Ernst Schirmer in Norsk kunstnerleksikon, page 471, digital edition
  6. ^ Terje Bratberg: Carl Otto Løvenskiold, Godseier. Politiker (Norsk biografisk leksikon)

Coordinates: 59°54′58″N 10°39′24″E / 59.91611°N 10.65667°E / 59.91611; 10.65667