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Belogorka, a country estate

Subject / Architecture/Country estates

Belogorka, a country estate (the village of Belogorka, the Gatchina district). The estate ("Belya Gorka") was named after its first owner F.F. Bell, a marshal of the nobility of the Tsarskoye Selo uyezd, which bought the village of Novaya Siverskaya on the bank of the River Oredezh in 1799. A landscape park with a wooden manor house was laid out on the high right bank which was tilled with ledged that were connected with stairs. Household buildings were placed at the entrance into the front yard. In 1898 A.G. Yeliseyev bought the estate for his doughter Yelizavete Aleksandrovna. On the place of the old estate house in the 1900s a stone palace in the northern modernist style was built according the project V.P. Tavlinov, the park was re-laid out. The estate stone church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in the Russian style was constructed on the project of the architect S.F. Ovsyanikov. Since 1825 in the eastste an agricultural station was placed in the estate, later a department of VASKhNIL was placed there. Till the 1990s the estate house was at the good condition, now it is ruined. The church was restored.

Piryutko, Yuri Minayevich

Bell, Franz Franzevich
Novinskaya, Yelizaveta Aleksandrovna (nee Yeliseyeva, she has the name Fomina during the second marriage)
Ovsannikov, Stepan Fyodorovich
Tavlinov, Vladimir Petrovich
Yeliseyev, Aleksandr Grigoryevich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Belogorka Village
Historical Toponyms/Novaya Siverskaya, Village
Topographical landmarks/Oredezh River, the

Архитекторы-строители Санкт-Петербурга сер. XIX – нач. ХХ вв.: Справочник / Под общей ред. Б.М. Кирикова. СПб., 1996., С.294
Мурашова Н.В. Сто дворянских усадеб Санкт-Петербургской губернии: Исторический справочник. СПб., 2005., С.28-30

Subject Index
The Church of Sainted Hierach Nicholas the Wonderworker (Belogorka Village)

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