Old defence tower Bornholm

I hiked along the trail, outside the wall of the church yard, while dark noisy birds flocked the trees above, wondered if it was jackdaws

Stopping, I could see the old castell of the town – the only thing of a great defence structure that was ever build

Roenne Castell Watercolor

Watercolor and text by Frits Ahlefeldt

It was a great plan, to build an impressive defence structure all around the fishing town of Roenne, to protect it and give the rest of Bornholm a secure main town, if attacked from the Baltic sea. But only the Castell ever got build ( finished in 1684) The rest of the structure only lived in the many plans and sketches. Time had moved on…

Roenne Castel defense tower. Bornholm Kastellet. watercolor painting by Frits Ahlefeldt
The Castel in Roenne. Bornholm
Roenne defense tower. Castel. Bornholm watercolor painting by Frits Ahlefeldt
Roenne – Kastellet. Castel defense tower

See all watercolors from my Bornholm collection here

keywords: castell, defence, war architecture, Roenne, Bornholm, hiking, Baltic Sea, Coast trail, Path, Denmark, Danmark, aquarelle, akvarel, Denmark, Bornholm kyststier, Bornholm Rundt. Bornholmrundt, vandring

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