Merchant House the Mole (Het Koopmanshuis d'Mol), Zaanse Schans

outer view of Merchant House the Mole (Het Koopmanshuis d'Mol)

Built Seventeenth century, rebuilt in 1795 nice sharpened dormer window; consoles at the corner of the front give the house a bigger impression; arm with a mole above the door.

At 8, Kalverringdijk, you can see this simple merchant house, built in the seventeenth century. It is surrounded by water. Large parts of the interior are still in the original condition. The walls of the front room are tiled, the house has an open spiral staircase and the cupboard bed in the back room is still in use. The old merchant house ‘d’Mol’ (The Mole), at 19, Kalverringdijk, was built in the seventeenth century. d'Mol, named after the Mol family who used to live there, has been restored to the condition it was in after an alteration about 1795.

Over the front door you can see the family arms, showing a mole. d'Mol has the longest summerhouse of the Zaanse Schans.

d'Mol has the longest summerhouse of the Zaanse Schans. Early in the twentieth century d'Mol was joined to the neighboring house at number 17.
Beautiful Entrance gate of Merchant House the Mole (Het Koopmanshuis d'Mol)
Address:
Merchant House the Mole (Het Koopmanshuis d'Mol)
Kalverringdijk 17, Zaanse Schans, Zaanstad, Zaandam



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