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Moerkerke and surroundings.
History Castle

In 1700, the castle came into the hands of Pierre de la Villette, who died childless in 1716, to which the son of his niece Adrienne de la Villette and Philippe François d'Hanins (1653-1710), in particular Pierre-Louis d'Hanins (° 1693), now called d'Hanins de Moerkerke, became the new owner. The d'Hanins family had the building renovated in the neoclassical style in the 19th century. The marriage of Pierre-Louis d'Hanins' great-granddaughter to Baron Auguste de 't Serclaes in 1842 made it the property of the de' t Serclaes de Wommersom family, who had the castle rebuilt again. The castle was given its current ecclectic appearance in 1912. In 1922, the Xaverian Brothers set up a school in the building. When they left the castle, it fell into serious disrepair.

In 1964 the domain was bought by Colonel Van den Broeck. He had the castle restored and provided it with a left and right wing.

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19/04/2020 17:53:12
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Additional Photos by John Maenhout (jhm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 26938 W: 522 N: 46450] (197597)
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