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The palace of Louis Karol Ballestrema located in Kochcice

Kochcice and surrounding land have been acquired by Franz von Ballestrema at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth century. Gave them to his son, Karol Ludwik von Ballestremowi, which in the years 1903 - 1909 built this palace. Create a park around the palace - from midnight on the type of English with two ponds and trees and in the south in the French style. In addition, creates a distillery and a stable for 30 horses. Earl Ballestrem escapes from Silesia in 1945. The palace gets to the local population and Soviet soldiers and partly destroyed. As from 20 March 1963 year-to-day functions in the palace Provincial Rehabilitation Center. The palace is maintained in good condition. Directorate Center has been awarded in 1992 the Gold Medal of the Minister of Culture and Arts for the maintenance of the park.

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  • Copyright: Wieslaw Krajewski (wkraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 137 W: 1 N: 85] (1268)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2008-06-14
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposition: f/8, 1/400 secondes
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  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2008-11-06 14:30
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