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Pushchina Gorka, a country estate

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Pushchina Gorka, a country estate (the village of Kuivozi, the Vsevolozhsk district). The estate of Kuivozi, belonged to the Princes Urusovs in the 18th century, was divided into 3 parts: Bolshoye, Sredneye and Maloye Kuivozi. In 1844 P.I. Pushchin bought the estate of Maloye Kuivozi and created the estate which was named Pushchina Gorka. A two-storied wooden manor house was built, a kitchen garden was laid out and on the pond bank a fruit garden was made. In 1856 the estate was inherited by N.I. Pushchin. His widow M.N. Pushchina, being a guardian of the Founding Hospital in St. Petersburg, put the estate at inmates' disposal. In 1888-1890 oppsite the estate the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (architects A.P. Melnikov and F.K. Pirvits) and a house for priests were built on M.N. Pushchina's resources. The church was burned in 1919. In winter of 1857 the gone from the exile decembrist I.I. Pushchin visited his younger brother in Pushchina Gorka. Only the manor-house and pond are intacted.

Karpenko, Irina Aleksandrovna

Pirviz, Fyodor Karlovich von
Pushchin, Ivan Ivanovich
Pushchin, Nikolay Ivanovich
Pushchin, Pyotr Ivanovich
Pushchina, Maria Nikolayevna
Urusovs, the

Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Kuyvozi Village

Мурашова Н.В. Сто дворянских усадеб Санкт-Петербургской губернии: Исторический справочник. СПб., 2005., 224-227

Subject Index
Kuivozi, a country estate
The Church of Sainted Hierach Nicholas the Wonderworker (Pushchina Gorka)

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