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Jaunauce Manor Ensamble and Park
The Empire style manor house built in the early 19th century for Count von Medem has survived with little change. The original interior has been preserved, which is the only remaining example of late classical style in Latvia, including the painted cupola of the ceiling in the Oval Hall, and the largest collection of white tile stoves from the 1st quarter of the 19th century.
Offered for viewing are fragments of the Empire style interiors, seven stoves, painted cupola of the hall, four bas-reliefs. The ensemble includes a number of residential and auxiliary buildings put up in the 19th century. The Jaunauce park, at 15 km to the West from Auce, spreads around the former manor house and other buildings. The park on 7.7 ha of land features a 0.9 ha large irregularly shaped pond with an islet.
The northern and western part of this free design landscape park has picturesque glades and exotic trees planted to provide scenic accents. Local species are represented by large numbers of maple, white alder, black alder, hazel and European spindle; one sees flowering bird cherries, luscious oaks, Alpine currant, and rose bushes. There is also beech and honeysuckle. Introduced species are represented by European larch, white walnut, mountain pine, red oak, and a number of exotic plants.