ponedeljek, 15. december 2014

Castle Lansprez (Landsprejs, Lanšprež, Lanspres, Landpreis)

Author: Valvasor, Janez Vajkard, 1641-1693
Source: Geopedija topografia
Franciscan cadastre of Carniola (1823-1869)
COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Trebnje (Treffen k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Lipnik (Lukouk, Lukovek, k.o.)
BUILDING:castle Lansprez (Landsprejs, Lanšprež, Lanspres, Landpreis)
FORMATION: first mention in 1260 
PRESERVATION: modest wreck
Geopedija: ortofoto

* The castle was probably built in the 11th or 12th century
* Last Landspreis knight Boltežar was killed in the Knights' Tournament in the city Crain
*It was probably abandoned in the 16th century


petek, 12. december 2014

Manor Mala Loka (Kleinlak)



Author: Valvasor, Janez Vajkard, 1641-1693
Source: Geopedija topografia
Franciscan cadastre of Carniola (1823-1869)
COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Trebnje (Treffen k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Mala Loka (Mali Videm, Kleinweiden k.o.)
BUILDING: manor Mala Loka (Kleinlak)
FORMATION: first indirect mention in 1607 as Khlein Lagkh
PRESERVATION: preserved structure
Geopedija: ortofoto
Author: Rok Kranjc 2014
Author: Rok Kranjc 2014
Author: Rok Kranjc 2014

* The mansion is very likely built on the original prehistoric settlement
* Settlement Mala Loka is first mentioned in 1169
* The mansion was probably built on a previous court Curiam in Luco mentioned in 1358
* The first indirect mention of manor Mala Loka is from 1585

četrtek, 11. december 2014

Castle Kozjak (Cozyak, Kosieck)




Author: Valvasor, Janez Vajkard, 1641-1693
COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Trebnje (Treffen k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Dolenje Selce(Grafendorf k.o.)
BUILDING: castle Kozjak (Cozyak, Kosieck)
FORMATION: first written mention in 1332 as castrum Cozyak
PRESERVATION: ruins
Source: Geopedija topografia

* The castle was built after the year 1250 * According to Valvasor the last descendant of Kozje, Ludvik first commander of Carnia provincial cavalry was in 1475 captured by the Turks at the Battle of Bizeljsko (Steyer) and sold it back to the family for 2000 florins but soon after returning home he died, because he was poisoned by the Turks
* The castle was abandoned at the end of the 17th century
*Castle Kozjak is also mentioned in the book Jurij Kozjak, written by Josip Jurčič

Franciscan cadastre of Carniola (1823-1869)

Source: Geopedija orto-photo

torek, 09. december 2014

Manor Vina Gorica (Weinbüchel, Weinbichel, Vinya Goriza)

Author: Valvasor, Janez Vajkard, 1641-1693
Source: Geopedija topografia
COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Trebnje (Treffen, Trebnje k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Vina Gorica (Treffen, Trebnje k.o.)
BUILDING: manor Vina Gorica (Weinbüchel, Weinbichel, Vinya Goriza)
FORMATION: before 1689
PRESERVATION: preserved structure


Franciscan cadastre of Carniola (1823-1869)
Source: Geopedija orto-photo



Karte vom Herzogthume Krain
Author: Loschan, Gottfried in Stein, C
Year: 1832

ponedeljek, 08. december 2014

Castle Turjak (Auersperg)

COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Velike Lasce (Gross laschitz, Velike Lašče k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Turjak (Auersperg k.o.)
BUILDING:castle Turjak (Auersperg)
FORMATION: first written mention in 1318 PRESERVATION: preserved structure









nedelja, 07. december 2014

Manor Strelac (Schutt, Suta, Schütthof, Schüttelhof)

Author: Valvasor, Janez Vajkard, 1641-1693

Source: Geopedija topografia
COUNTRY: Slovenia
HISTORICAL REGION: Lower Carniola
MUNICIPALITY: Smarješke Toplice (Schalowitz Šmarješke toplice k.o.)
SETTLEMENT: Strelac (Št. Peter, k.o.)
BUILDING: manor Strelac (Schutt, Suta, Schütthof, Schüttelhof)
FORMATION: the first written mention in 1392

PRESERVATION: preserved structure
Franciscan cadastre of Carniola (1823-1869)

Source: Geopedija orto-photo
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