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Fuchsturm Wemding, Bayern, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Esme* und Werner
N 48° 52.378 E 010° 43.334
32U E 626285 N 5414764
Quick Description: Der Fuchsturm liegt am südlichen Eingang zur Altstadt von Wemding; the tower called 'Fuchsturm' is located at the south start of the old town Wemding
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 8/30/2010 11:04:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM9KNW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 29

Long Description:
Wemding ist ein Denkmalort und wurde im Jahr 793 zum ersten Mal urkundlich erwähnt. Der Fuchsturm war Teil des Nördlinger Tors, das heute nicht mehr existiert. Er ist 32 Meter hoch. Auf der Südseite des Turm sind 3 Kanonenkugel eingemauert, die aus dem spanischen Erbfolgekrieg von 1704 stammen.

Wemding is a historical monument town and has been mentioned by documents for the first time in the year 793. The tower called 'Fuchsturm' was a part of the former southern town gate. It has the height of 32 m. At the south side of the tower you can see 3 canon balls fixed in the wall. These canon balls are dated from 1704 (from the spanish succession war).
Type: Remnant

Fee: AFAIR yes

Hours:
not sure, but for sure it was day only, and only a part of the day


Related URL: Not listed

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