Rotenstein Castle

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Rotenstein Castle
Alternative name (s): Ober-Rothenstein
Creation time : around 1308
Castle type : Niederungsburg
Conservation status: Wall remains
Standing position : Nobles
Place: Rottweil houses
Geographical location 48 ° 8 '0.2 "  N , 8 ° 34' 55.9"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 8 '0.2 "  N , 8 ° 34' 55.9"  E
Height: 630  m above sea level NN
Rotenstein Castle (Baden-Württemberg)
Rotenstein Castle

The castle Red stone , even upper-Rothstein called, is a ruined castle in the Hausen district of the city of Rottweil in the district of Rottweil in Baden-Wuerttemberg .

The castle ruins are located at the Eschach crossing to Wildenstein Castle on the old route from Rottweil to Villingen .

The castle was mentioned in 1308, presumably owned by Count Rudolf and Albrecht von Hohenberg, was then owned by the Bletz von Rotenstein family for a long time and was sold to the Rottenmünster imperial abbey in the 18th century . From 1919 the castle was demolished. Remnants of the wall of the former castle are still preserved.