Two lion door knockers - Gefrees, Germany
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N 50° 05.698 E 011° 44.287
32U E 695832 N 5552779
Quick Description: Two artistically lion door knockers, Hauptstraße 51, Gefrees, Bavaria, Germany.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 10/6/2020 5:21:14 AM
Waymark Code: WM137VZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
Views: 22

Long Description:
The entrance door of the Hotel 'Grüner Baum', Hauptstraße 51 in Gefrees, District of Bayreuth, Germany is characterized by the fact that there is a door knocker in the middle of each door. Both door knockers show a metal lion's head, which in turn holds a metal ring in its mouth. Each metalring has a diameter of 12 cm. The lion's head in turn is attached to a star-shaped blue plate. The two halves of the door are separated by a Doric column, also blue, in which the door closing mechanism is located.

The building is part of the historic-protected ensemble 'Hauptstraße', which is under monumental protection. Therefore the age of the house, which is now a small hotel, should be about 200 years old.
Functional door?: yes

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