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"De Eenhoorn” farm

MIDDENBEEMSTER

"De Eenhoorn" farm is the most lavish example of a stolp farm in De Beemster. The living section is of brick and the stable section extending out to ...

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De Librije

ENKHUIZEN

In The Netherlands, there is still one seventeenth-century city library left that has been preserved in its original location. That is the librije of ...

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Windmill De Herder

MEDEMBLIK

The windmill was first mentioned on maps in 1555. In 1930 this mill could not operate on wind alone any longer, due to the erection of a new overhead ...

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Hemony carillons

ENKHUIZEN

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De Nederlands Hervormde (Grote) Kerk

DE RIJP

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De Oude Gouwsboom

ENKHUIZEN

The fortress in Enkhuizen has two water gates. One of them is the Oude Gouwsboom. The Oude Gouwsboom is a historic water gate that dates from the end ...

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De Westfriese Munt

ENKHUIZEN

In the Westerstraat is the Munt ('coin'), the building where the VOC coins were struck. This happened alternately in Enkhuizen, Hoorn or Medemblik. ...

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De Boerenboom

ENKHUIZEN

The fortress wall was designed by the Alkmaar mayor Adriaan Anthonisz and is an example of the so-called old Dutch fortress system. At 2 points, the ...

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Weeshuis

ENKHUIZEN

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City prison

ENKHUIZEN

Next to the town hall in Enkhuizen is the city prison: a tall narrow building which is remarkably skewed by sagging. The cells are still intact and ...

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