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Bebenhausen in Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 

Abtshaus / Abbot's House

 
 
Abtshaus / Abbot's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2013
1. Abtshaus / Abbot's House Marker
Inscription.
1339 unter Abt Konrad von Lustnau als Wohnung des Abtes errichtet, um 1510 erweitert und mit Fachwerkobergeschoß versehen. Holzbrücke als Verbindungsgang zum Dormitorium (um 1860 abgerissen).

Ab 1807-11 Umbau als Jagdschloß für König Friedrich I. von Württemberg nach Plänen des Landbaumeisters Johann Adam Groß III.

Die vorgelagerte Grünfläche als „Blumen-Gärtlein” mit geschlängelten Wegen und kleinen Rasenflächen mit Beeten, Sträuchern und Bäumen als bescheidener Landschaftsgarten im englischen Stil gestaltet.
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Established in 1339 under Abbot Conrad of Lustnau as the abbot's home, expanded in 1510 and provided with half-timbered upper floor. Wooden bridge (demolished around 1860) as a connecting corridor to the dormitory.

From 1807-11 remodeled as a hunting lodge for King Frederick I of Württemberg with plans by the architect Johann Adam Groß III.

The upstream green space designed as "Flower Garden" with meandering paths and small lawns with flower beds, shrubs and trees as a humble landscape garden in the English style.
 
Erected by Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden Württemberg.
 
Location. 48° 33.661′ N, 9° 
Abtshaus / Abbot's House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 29, 2013
2. Abtshaus / Abbot's House and Marker
3.647′ E. Marker is in Bebenhausen, Baden-Württemberg, in Tübingen District. Touch for map. Marker is inside the walled Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace. Marker is at or near this postal address: Im Schloß, Bebenhausen, Baden-Württemberg 72074, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neuer Bau / New Construction (a few steps from this marker); King Wilhelm II and Queen Charlotte (within shouting distance of this marker); Heuhaus / Hay Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Abtsküche / Abbot's Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); Sommerrefektorium / Summer Refectory (within shouting distance of this marker); Klosterküche / Monastery Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); Gewürz- und Kräutergarten / Spice and Herb Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Klostermühle / Monastery Mill (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bebenhausen.
 
Also see . . .  Bebenhausen Monastery and Palace. (Submitted on September 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Man-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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