Handschleuse am Siebleber Teich - Gotha, TH, Deutschland
N 50° 56.215 E 010° 45.837
32U E 623939 N 5644291
Handschleuse am Abfluß des Siebleber Teiches zur Roth bei Gotha.
Waymark Code: WM10YHE
Location: Thüringen, Germany
Date Posted: 07/12/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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The Siebleber pond is an artificial reservoir in a depression (Siebleber depression) a few hundred metres north of the Seeberg near Gotha, between the villages Siebleben in the northwest, Tüttleben in the northeast and Seebergen in the southeast. It lies at a height of about 275 m and has a depth of about 1.50 m.
In September 1717 it was decreed that the pond on its eastern side, the deepest point where an artificial drain was also built, had to have a minimum depth of 0.28 cm in winter so that the fish could survive. As it turned out later, this was not enough. In addition, two drainage channels were to be constructed from strong logs. The channel in the middle of the east embankment is the former and present drain.
The small hand sluice regulates the pond discharge in the direction of the Roth, a tributary of the Apfelstädt in Thuringia.
Name of Waterway.: Kein Name

Roughly when was the Waterway created?: im 17. Jahrhundert

Is this waterway working?: Working

What is the condition of the sluice gate?: Reasonable

What is/was the water used for?: Fish Ponds

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