City of Wiehl
|Height :||230 m above sea level NN|
|Residents :||157 (December 31, 2004)|
|Postal code :||51674|
|Area code :||02296|
Location of Angfurten in Wiehl
Half-timbered house in Angfurten
Location and description
The place is on the state road L 148 and is about 5 km east of the city center of Wiehl as the crow flies. Angfurten is located south of the federal highway 4 .
Angfurten was first mentioned in a document in 1467, namely in a document in which “Gerlach von Antforden is mentioned as a witness when the Bergisch border around the property of Eckenhagen (...)”.
The spelling of the first mention was Antforden .
In 1575, the place is recorded as Anelforten on the Arnold Mercator map .
Another mention was made in 1580. In the fodder oat labels of the Homburg rulership, 2 Wittgenstein and 8 Bergische subjects are counted as taxable persons in Antferden .
In the nationwide competition “Our village should become more beautiful”, Angfurten has received several awards in recent years. In Angfurten there is the field mill , which was rebuilt after a fire in 1904.
- The local circular hiking trail Δ leads through northern Angfurten.
- Hans Joachim Söhn, Lothar Wirths: Oat feed label. Inhabitants and fireplaces in the Homburg rulership in 1580 (= materials and sources on the Oberberg regional history. H. 3). Galunder, Gummersbach 2003, ISBN 3-89909-012-8 .
- Klaus Pampus: First documentary naming of Oberbergischer places (= contributions to Oberbergischen history. Sonderbd. 1). Oberbergische Department 1924 eV of the Bergisches Geschichtsverein, Gummersbach 1998, ISBN 3-88265-206-3 .