Classicism 1770-1830

Around 1770, Rococo gradually merges into Classicism, a newer and simpler style. The changeover from Rococo is evident in a general simplification of the principal forms and decorative motifs. Classicism is the final epoch of what is known as the 'European Renaissance', and lasted from approx. 1720-1830. After this time, the definitions change again in response to the great social upheavals and the emergence of the nation state.

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Kurt Rodahl Hoppe

Hindsgavl Castle (1784-1785)

Hindsgavl Castle has roots tracing back 800 years. The present manor with its main house, wings and farm buildings, built in 1784-85 by chamberlain Christian Holger Adeler and his wife Karen Basse Fønss, is a fine example of early neo-classical Danish architecture.

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Koch's Court House in St. Heddinge (1838)

The St. Heddinge court house was designed by Jørgen Hansen Koch while the surrounding walls and outhouses were designed by Georg Kretz. The Court House is considered the prototype of the new town halls erected throughout the country at the end of absolutism.

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Realdania Byg

Nørre Vosborg (1542-2008)

Nørre Vosborg, one of very few remaining manors in the western Jutland marshes, dates back to the 13th Century. The particularly well preserved manor ranks as the finest in this part of the country.

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Lars Gundersen

Riise's Country House (1860)

The house, erected by master painter August Jacob Christian Riise in 1860, is a well preserved representative of the characteristic 19th Century building style of Frederiksberg. Today it houses Revymuseet - the Cabaret Museum.

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Lars Gundersen

The Fortifications Depot (1740 and later)

In 1681, the canal of Frederiksholm was dug and a depot serving the construction works on the city's fortification was established. The present buildings, military property until 2007, date from the 1740s onwards.

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