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Nederland - Slot Haamstede

Nederland - Slot Haamstede
The castle is dating back to the 13th century; the fortified tower is the only part of the original building which survived a severe fire in 1525. The castle was rebuilt in its current form in the early 17th century and much later (1973 and 1981) restored. It is now owned by ‘Vereniging Natuurmonumenten’ - a Dutch society for preservation of nature monuments.

Around the year of 1200 the castle came into the possession of Floris IV, Count of Holland. In 1229 the castle went to the Lords of Zierikzee, through an exchange with Floris IV. The new inhabitants of the castle called themselves ‘Van Haemstede’. The most famous resident was ‘Witte van Haemstede’, an illegitimate son of Count Floris V. In the mid-15th century his descendants got into financial troubles. ‘Louis de Gruuthuse’, a Flemish nobleman from Bruges, became the new owner of Castle Haamstede.

Slot Haamstede is situated in the heart of the village of Haamstede on the former island Schouwen-Duiveland. The castle itself is only open for visitors during special events. The castle woods are free accessible.

Lorenzo Kjell Salmonson, Marco, Bob Darrell, Malen Genovea and 23 other people have particularly liked this photo


66 comments - The latest ones
Eddie X
Eddie X
Was heel vroeger de outward bound school gevestigd.
3 years ago.
Pablo Herrero F.
Pablo Herrero F.
Bonitos colores Otoñales !!
3 years ago.
Henry L ( k4eyv )
Henry L ( k4eyv )
What a fabulous condition and fabulous history.
3 years ago.
Edward Bowthorpe
Edward Bowthorpe
Lovely shot my dear friend,eddie,
3 years ago.
Gary Schotel
Gary Schotel
Interesting and a great photo.
Why is Schouwen and duivelend a "former" Island?
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Gary Schotel
It is nowadays connected with the mainland by (artificial) dikes.
3 years ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Magnificent !!!!
3 years ago.
Eefje
Eefje
Een echt sprookjeskasteel, stel je toch voor dat er nog een pak sneeuw komt...:-)
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Eefje
Prima, maar dan volgende week maar (als ik weg ben).
3 years ago.
paddypix
paddypix
Beautiful architecture and nicely framed by the trees
3 years ago.
Texas Exposur
Texas Exposur
Dit is wat ik leuk vind aan fotosites, zie je de wereld verlaten zonder uw huis ... Uitstekende foto ....
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Texas Exposur
Ja en er is nog zoveel moois te ontdekken !!
3 years ago.
Trudy Tuinstra
Trudy Tuinstra
a beautiful building, excellent story.
3 years ago.
Der Wandersmann
Der Wandersmann
I'm glad you mentioned the fire; the building is a lie without the fire. No 13th century castle would have big windows like that. But with the fire in 1525, it is obvious that the owners seized the opportunity to convert the "castle" to a "manor house", a great deal more comfortable and cheerful than it was formerly.
3 years ago.
Nico Andries
Nico Andries
Heel strak en scherp. Mooie compositie. Een prachtige plek..
3 years ago.
Jan Landman
Jan Landman
heel mooi Jaap...
3 years ago.
Ian Grainger
Ian Grainger
Excellent! Looks like a wonderful building!
3 years ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Very good architectural study !!
3 years ago.
Martin Potter
Martin Potter
A great architectural shot Jaap.
3 years ago.
Rachel2
Rachel2
Wonderful shot! Great composition and detail; and interesting history!
3 years ago.
Merle Plagge
Merle Plagge
Also great to see that these old castles and other buildings are renovated and still in use, instead of being torn down in the last 20-30 years.
3 years ago.
Elene
Elene
Beautiful building ,thanks for the information Jaap *
3 years ago.
Sinephot
Sinephot
Construction superbe ************
3 years ago.
Rafael
Rafael
Un buen encuadre de ese bello castillo !
3 years ago.
Levina de Ruijter
Levina de Ruijter
Blijft mooi, een kasteel. Goed op de foto gezet.
3 years ago.
Colin
Colin
Very good image of a great looking castle Jaap.
3 years ago.
El pare
El pare
Great building very well photographed.
3 years ago.
Prairie Rambler
Prairie Rambler
Such a great historical landmark, an idyllic cause and preservation cause. Great photo!
3 years ago.
Hans van Reenen
Hans van Reenen
Mooi gecomponeerd Jaap.
3 years ago.
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
Great capture, thank you for sharing with us at Historical & Architectural Gems
www.ipernity.com/group/332973
3 years ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Admired again in 10+ Faves group!
3 years ago.
Yvon NL
Yvon NL
Leuk...nog nooit geweest.
3 years ago.
Rambonp
Rambonp
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++!
3 years ago.
Meadowmom
Meadowmom
Interesting old castle/house. Almost all buildings grow and change...
3 years ago.
Christiane
Christiane
Excellent photograph, Jaap ! ******
3 years ago.
Eva Buijs
Eva Buijs
Mooi beeld!
3 years ago.
Tacheles
Tacheles
It looks well-fortified, indeed.
3 years ago.
Soeradjoen
Soeradjoen
Mooie opname van dit prachtige gebouw, Jaap.
3 years ago.
Annemarie
Annemarie
wonderful this Jaap
congrats on explore:)
3 years ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Congrats on Explore!
3 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Fantastic shot.
3 years ago.
Bram van Broekhoven
Bram van Broekhoven
mooie foto van dit slot Jaap, voordeel van de winter geen groene bomen er voor
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Het maakt het vaak wel een beetje grauw en somber. Maar ja je kunt niet alles hebben.
3 years ago.
Nyske
Nyske
Mooie foto!
3 years ago.
Titojgp
Titojgp
What a beautiful perspective,well framed, great castle and very interesting.
3 years ago.
elzamaria
elzamaria
Een schitterende foto van dit stijlvol slot, Jaap!
3 years ago.
pajmcb
pajmcb
Magnificent shot, Jaap!
Great picture!
3 years ago.
Tadeusz Tale
Tadeusz Tale
Magnificent image!!!!!
3 years ago.
Prairie Rambler
Prairie Rambler
Impressive structure and history, great shot.
3 years ago.
Suus
Suus
prachtige foto ! mooi slot !
3 years ago.
Fantasyfan
Fantasyfan
Such fascinating place and quite huge windows
3 years ago.
Lucas Manuel
Lucas Manuel
Bonito palacio con una entrada impresionante, bien captado con un magnífico encuadre.
3 years ago.
Antony Cairns
Antony Cairns
Nice shot!
3 years ago.
Jan Hemels
Jan Hemels
mooi totaalbeeld
3 years ago.
Monica Meeneghan
Monica Meeneghan
A beautiful building and shot.
3 years ago.
Raaen99
Raaen99
Fantastic perspective on a beautiful building!
3 years ago.
hlegallais
hlegallais
Belle image
3 years ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Another admired in Silver Surfers group!
3 years ago.
Malen Genovea
Malen Genovea
wow! heel erg mooi!
3 years ago.
Dick M
Dick M
Good perspective and an interesting story...should be a PBS series.
3 years ago.
Lucette Dhaene photographies
Lucette Dhaene photo…
beau travail sur la perspective
3 years ago.
Jan Hemels
Jan Hemels
heel mooi Jaap
2 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Jan Hemels
Met een beetje beter weer kan het volgens mij nog veel mooier. Maar ja, dat heb je niet altijd in de hand.
2 years ago.
Mariano B
Mariano B
Muy linda tu foto Jaap. Buena semana. Mis saludos
2 years ago.
Bram van Broekhoven
Bram van Broekhoven
weinig veranderd in al die jaren Jaap, mooie opname van het kasteel
20 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen has replied to Bram van Broekhoven
Zal hoop ik ook niet meer zoveel veranderen.
20 months ago.