11 februari 2016

Nijsinghhuis entrance

This is the entrance door of the Nijsinghhuis, a 17th century house at the Hoofdweg in Eelde. Between 1896 and 1939 it was a town hall, years later followed by a school. a bank, an office. Then nothing.
To prevent the building from going into decline after that, it was eventually sold to the Van Groeningen family for the symbolic price of 1 guilder, under the condition that it would be renovated completely.
The Nijsinghhuis is now part of Museum De Buitenplaats. I have never been inside as it is only opened to the public on specific days, however I very much hope to visit it one day. If it looks as good inside as it looks on the outside, it´s quite promising!

10 opmerkingen:

  1. What a lovely door. The top window is stunning.

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  2. Interesting story and beautiful picture. The colors and shades balanced excellently.

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  3. Mooie ingang met de versierde bovenkant met "kaars"lichtje.

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  4. What a beautiful doorway! I hope you'll be able to get back one of the days it's open. I'd love to see inside.

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  5. A pretty entrance. I would love to see the inside too!

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  6. The entrance itself would draw people in Marleen, can't wait to see the inside when you find yourself back there on the right day :)

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