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Beseda Settlement

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Volosovo District

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Beseda, settlement
BESEDA, a settlement in Volosovo District. Population: 1000. Initially, it was an estate built by M. S. Lalayev in the early 19th c. The estate was purchased by A. F. Weimarn in 1829. P.A. Weinmarn, his son, was a resident in B. and he bequeathed ... more

Stone Crosses
Stone crosses are the essential part of zhalnik and earth burial grounds, cemeteries and on churches' pogosts of the Novgorod Land. Grave crosses were placed at the head of burial grounds. As far as destruction of desolate graves, crosses were... more

Volosovo District
VOLOSOVO DISTRICT, a part of Leningrad Oblast. Area: 2680.5 sq. km. Population: 46,900. Adm. center: Volosovo Town. The district comprises Kikerino urban settlement, and 202 rural localities. It borders Kingisepp, Lomonosov, Gatchina, and Luga... more