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Burg Hengebach, Heimbach - 10th Century to 1979 - NRW / Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry
N 50° 38.004 E 006° 28.784
32U E 321775 N 5612090
Quick Description: Timeline describes the history of the castle from 10th century up to 1979.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/11/2017 12:02:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMVFCC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
Views: 4

Long Description:
Right side behind the entrance you will find two reliefs, one of them shows the ground plan of 1904 and 1988, the other shows the historic timeline.

Source: (visit link)

"Hengebach Castle
Heimbach
Höhenburg from querrystone and with walls of colored sandstone, elongated, oval Ringburganlage from the 12th to 13th century; 1687 ruin, restored from 1904 and rebuilt, after war destruction rebuilding as hotel, the core of the plant is the western court (Bergfried and Palas), the 12th to 13th century. The Bergfried in the lower parts Romanic, the two floors 1556 The Palas in the core of the first half of the 13th century, since the 14th century extensions through the eastern forecourt with two archways and a garden area through a front kennel on the north side and a residential building on the south side, the gateway with new roofing."
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