Buidings - Functional - Town halls
Places - The Netherlands - Veere Townhall
The town hall of Veere, Zeeland, The Netherlands was founded in 1474 by Hendrik IV van Borssele. The first stone was laid by his grandson Louis. It's a late gothicbuilding designed by Mr. Evert Spoorwater. The niches frot the statues were designed by Andries Keldermans. The statues themselves represent the Lords and Women of Borssele. In 1934 the old statues were replaced by new ones made by O. Wenckebach. The current tower dates from 1599 and is in Renaissance style after a design by Adriaen de Muer from Bruges. The landing stones are in Louis XIV style dating from 1749.