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

Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House

 
 
St. Gallus House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
1. St. Gallus House Marker
Inscription.
Effunde Domine
Propitius Super Omnes
Huius Domui Inhabitantes
Benignitatem Tuam

Dieses Haus
ehemals "Hof zum hl. Gallus", wurde
um 1710 erbaut, 1784 ging es in den
Besitz der Reichsfreiherrn von und
zu Guttenberg über. Am 16. März
1945 wurde es durch Fliegerbomben
zerstört und im Jahre 1959 von Karl
Theodor Reichsfreiherr von und zu
Guttenberg durch den Architekten
Eugen Altenhöfer wieder aufgebaut.

[English translation:]
Pour, O Lord, your blessings upon the inhabitants of this house

This house, the former "St. Gallus House", was built in 1710, and in 1784 passed into the possession of the Reichsfreiherrn von und zu Guttenberg. On March 16, 1945, it was destroyed in an aerial bomb attack, and in 1959 was rebuilt by Karl Theodor Reichsfreiherr von und zu Guttenberg under the supervision of the architect Eugen Altenhöfer.
 
Location. 49° 47.635′ N, 9° 55.968′ E. Marker is in Würzburg, Bavaria. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kardinal-Döpfner-Platz and Martinstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kardinal-Döpfner-Platz 1, Würzburg, Bavaria 97070, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within

St. Gallus House Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
2. St. Gallus House Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the right side of the interior of the archway leading from the street to the interior courtyard.
walking distance of this marker. Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel (a few steps from this marker); Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary (within shouting distance of this marker); Rabbiner Seligmann Bär Bamberger (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage / Early Gothic Double-Gate Structure (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Antonius Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau / Field Marshal Antonius Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Johann Lukas Schönlein (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Priesterseminar / Seminary (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Former Synagogue (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Würzburg.
 
Also see . . .  Hof Guttenberg (Würzburg Wiki, in German). (Submitted on February 9, 2018.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
St. Gallus House and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 25, 2017
3. St. Gallus House and Marker - Wide View
St. Gallus House - post WW II image. Click for full size.
By Würzburg Wiki, circa 1946
4. St. Gallus House - post WW II
In this photo taken from the Cathedral, the gutted interior of the St. Gallus House is visible in the foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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