The Beadle's Tower

The Beadle's Tower (HM13B9)

Location: Gerolzhofen, Bavaria 97447 Lower Franconia
Country: Germany

N 49° 54.012', E 10° 21.009'

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Bettelturm

[Marker text in German:]
Hier stand der innere Torturm der s?dlichen Doppeltor-Anlage, im Volksmund Bettelturm genannt(B?ttel = Gerechtsknecht). Erstmals 1340 erw?hnt, wurde der Turm schon im 1756 wegen Steinfra? und morschem Fundament wieder abgebrochen.

Geschichte f?r alle - historischer Verein in Gerolzhofen, e.V.
Dr. Ottmar Wolf - Kulturstiftung

[Marker text translated into English, more or less:]
Here stood the inner gate tower, part of the double-tower gate entryway, popularly called the Beadle's Tower. First mentioned in 1340, the tower was torn down in 1756 due to its crumbling foundation.

History for All - the Gerolzhofen Historical Society
Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
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HM NumberHM13B9
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Placed ByThe Gerolzhofen Historical Society and the Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)32U E 596959 N 5528408
Decimal Degrees49.90020000, 10.35015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 54.012', E 10° 21.009'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 54' 0.72" N, 10° 21' 0.54" E
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Spitalstra├če, Gerolzhofen Bavaria 97447, DE
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