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Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Hof Castell

Marktplatz 1

 
 
Hof Castell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 24, 2018
1. Hof Castell Marker
Inscription.   Im Mittelalter stand hier 1317 erstmals urkundlich erwähnte "Gressenhof".
Der Renaissancebau stammt aus der 2. Hälfte des 16. Jahrhdts.
Von 1830 bis 1945 "Hotel Mittelsbacher Hof".
Am 16. März 1945 durch Bomben zerstört.
1955 zu den Fürsten zu Castell wiederaufgebaut.
Im Erdegeschoss Puttengruppe von Johann Peter Wagner um 1775.

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(English translation:)

In the Middle Ages, here stood the "Gressenhof", first mentioned in written sources in 1317.
The Renaissance-era construction building here was built in the second half of the 16th Century.
From 1830 to 1945 it was the "Hotel Mittelsbacher Hof".
Destroyed by bombs on March 16, 1945.
Reconstructed in 1955 by the Counts of Castell.
On the ground floor, the painting of a group of cherubs is by Johann Peter Wagner, ca. 1775.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1317.
 
Location. 49° 47.668′ N, 9° 55.705′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Marktplatz

Hof Castell Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 24, 2018
2. Hof Castell Building and Marker
The marker is on the corner of the building.
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and Rückermainstraße on Marktplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Marktplatz 1, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hof "Zum Stachel" / The Mace Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Emy Roeder (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Lower Main Mill (about 150 meters away); Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Old Cranes (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Augustiner Kirche / Church of St. Augustine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on December 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on December 13, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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