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Kobrino, a country estate

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Kobrino, a country estate (the village of Kobrino, the Gatchina district). In the early 18th century the waste of Koprina belonged to Count P.M. Apraksin. Since 1762 A.P. Gannibal became the owner of Kobrino, he built a small country estate of Runovo. In the 1770s the estate belonged to his granddaughter N.O. Gannibal and it became her dowry when she got married to S.L. Pushkin in 1796. In 1801 the estate was sold in part: the estate of Runovo was bought by sisters Zelbereizen, owners of Druzhnoselye, the collegiate councillor V.A. Zhandr bought Kobrino. Since 1809 under Captain Yu.F. Lisyansky, the new owner of Kobrino, a two-storied wooden manor-house and service buildings were built and on the bank of the River Kobrinka a fruit garden and park were laid out. In 1842 the estate was bought by N.T. Kartashevskaya, the widow o a senator and a sister of the writer S.T. Aksakov. The nearest Railway Station got the name of Kartashevskaya. The manor-house was rebuilt in 1887. The estate was leased to summer residents. In 1905 D.S. Merezhkovsky and Z.N. Gippius spent the summer there. After 1917 a secondary school and since 1961 a tuberculosis hospital was placed in the manor-house. The building was burnt out in 1989, on the present time it is tumbledown, the park is desolate.

Piryutko, Yuri Minayevich

Aksakov, Sergey Timofeyevich
Apraksin, Pyotr Matveyevich, Count
Gendr, Wilhelm Aleksandrovich
Gippius, Zinaida Nikolayevna
Hannibal (Pushkina), Nadezhda Osipovna
Hannibal, Abraham (Ibrahim) Petrovich
Kartashevskaya (nee Aksakova), Nadezhda Timofeyevna
Lisyansky, Yuri Fyodorovich
Merezhkovsky, Dmitry Sergeyevich
Pushkin, Sergey Lvovich
Zelbereisen, Karolina Ivanovna
Zelbereisen, Yelizaveta Ivanovna

Topographical landmarks/Kobrinka River, the
Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Kobrino Village

Мурашова Н.В. Сто дворянских усадеб Санкт-Петербургской губернии: Исторический справочник. СПб., 2005., С.138-140
Бурлаков А. Туристские маршруты Гатчинского района. Южное направление. Гатчина, 2003., С.22-29

Subject Index
Druzhnoselye, a country estate
Runovo, a country estate

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