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Binolen station building
House Recke

Binolen is a hamlet in the Volkringhausen district of Balver .

The noble family Binolen named themselves after their seat on the spot. The Barons von Fürstenberg probably emerged from this family .

The Reckenhöhle belongs to Binolen . The Ruhrverband also operates a sewage treatment plant .

There is also a stop for the Hönnetalbahn , which connects Menden with Neuenrade . The route runs through the Hönnetal and is considered one of the most romantic railway lines in North Rhine-Westphalia. Binolen station has been vacant since 1967. The adjoining building went into private ownership in 1996. It is now also used as a cultural station by the Eisenbahnfreunde Hönnetal eV.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Gerhard Köbler : Historical Lexicon of the German Lands. The German territories from the Middle Ages to the present. 7th, completely revised edition. CH Beck, Munich 2007, ISBN 978-3-406-54986-1 , p. 204.
  2. Homepage of the cave
  3. Binolen sewage treatment plant
  4. Binolen Cultural Station

Coordinates: 51 ° 22 ′  N , 7 ° 52 ′  E