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Iphofen in Landkreis Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Tithe Tower

Zentturm

 
 
Tithe Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 28, 2014
1. Tithe Tower Marker
Inscription.  Mit Pesttor, durch das einst die am "schwarzen Tod" Verstorbenen zum nahen Friedhof gekarrt wurden. Toranlage aus dem 14. Jh. für das Gräbenviertel mit dem ehemaligen Königshof. Behausung des Zentbüttels. Im 19. Jh. Armenhaus, heute im Privatbesitz.

Marker text transcribed into English:
Part of the Plague Gate, through which victims of the Black Death were carted to the nearby cemetery. Dating from the 14th century, this was the entryway for the town's moated quarter and district court. Housed the bailiff responsible for collecting tithes. In the 19th century this was a poorhouse, and is now privately owned.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles.
 
Location. 49° 42.095′ N, 10° 15.66′ E. Marker is in Iphofen, Bavaria, in Landkreis Kitzingen. Marker is on Untere Graebengasse 0 kilometers east of Mittlere Graebengasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iphofen, Bavaria 97346, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Owls' Tower (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ilmbacher Hof
Tithe Tower image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 28, 2014
2. Tithe Tower
The marker is on the wall just to the left of the arched entryway.
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Einersheimer Gate (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Mainbernheimer Gate (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ebracher House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Iphofen City Hall (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Alte Synagoge / Former Synagogue (approx. 8 kilometers away); Home of Friedrich von Deuster (approx. 8.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iphofen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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