Not all the stones were cleared away at Nebbe, however.They were reused in the construction of buildings at Kattinge Works.The ammonium-laden baths used when the stamp mills existed also emptied into the fjord.
The area is now covered with grass along the channel and a private cottage is also on the property.The villa, Ferslew’s home, is well preserved and easy to recognise as it is the one closest to the park.Print the text Kattinge Works (1) Today Kattinge Works, owned by the city of Copenhagen, is an activity centre for outdoorsy people as well as an outdoor day care centre. In 1753 estate manager Rosted opened two stamp mills for processing grain and pounding woven wool for homespun fabrics.The material was driven by horse-drawn carriages from Copenhagen, pounded here (felted/fulled to make denser), driven back to Copenhagen and then used to make uniforms, i.e. Ammonium-laden baths were used in the pounding process.She wanted her son Oluf to become the king of Denmark.
In order to persuade the Bishop of Roskilde, Niels Jespersen Ulfeldt, to support her project, she transferred the taxes from the districts of Sømme and Ramsø, three-quarters of the city of Roskilde and Nebbe Castle to the bishop in Roskilde. In her letter to the bishop, Margrethe I wrote that the gift would compensate for “a gold chalice that our aforementioned father received from the Church in Roskilde, and because of the other silver chalices he received from churches and monasteries in the region of Zealand to redeem his castle in Vordingborg”. Roskilde already had Bistrup Estate, which was situated where Sct. When a castle was in bad condition, the owner often removed the stones to reuse them elsewhere.
Along the way, you’ll see where the farmers of Kattinge held meetings in the old days, the old castle ramparts of Nebbe – which Queen Margrethe I gave to the bishop – and a watermill that has been converted into a paper mill.
All of these places make up part of the area’s fascinating history.
This stronghold was mentioned for the first time in 1315 and was owned by the mighty White clan.
In 1375 King Valdemar’s daughter Margrethe I owned the castle.
Heavy rains make it necessary to further open the sluices to prevent surrounding fields from flooding.