Prison Tower

Prison Tower (HM1H3W)

Location: Gerolzhofen, Bayern 97447 Unterfranken
Country: Germany

N 49° 54.062', E 10° 21.091'

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Wei?er Turm

Der Auslug und Gefängnisturm (Weiße = Strafe) wurde um 1350 an der Ostseite der Stadtmauer errichtet und um 1550 um das vorkragende Obergeschoss erhöht. In 1803 wird das rund 20 Meter hohe Bauwerk letztmals als Kerker benutzt.

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historischer Verein in Gerolzhofen, e.V.
Dr. Ottmar Wolf - Kulturstiftung

Marker text translated into English:
This lookout tower and prison (Weiße = punishment) was built around 1350 on the east side of the city walls, and in 1550 was made taller with the addition of the cantilevered upper floor. The 20 meter high building was used for the last time as a prison in 1803.

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Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
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HM NumberHM1H3W
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Placed ByThe Gerolzhofen Historical Society and the Dr. Ottmar Wolf Cultural Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees49.90103333, 10.35151667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 54.062', E 10° 21.091'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 54' 3.7200" N, 10° 21' 5.4600" E
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Weiße-Turm-Straße, Gerolzhofen Bayern 97447, DE
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