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Château de Wineck - Dambach/France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member KaPsTeam
N 49° 00.833 E 007° 39.733
32U E 402179 N 5429861
Quick Description: The castle Wineck, also called Windeck, is the ruin of a small medieval castle.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 2/7/2014 8:21:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMK3DM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
According to archaeological findings, the castle was in the 13th Century built. The castle is first documented in 1338, mentioned as Hauß Windecken owned by the knight Johann Marsilius of Saarbrücken. [1] In 1517, Wolf Eckbrecht of Dürckheim received the castle with castle Schoeneck fief.

The castle was probably destroyed in 1680 along with Castle Schoeneck.

Since 30 December 1985 it stands as a monument historique a historical monument.
Accessibility: Full access

Condition: Partly ruined

Admission Charge?: no

Website: [Web Link]

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