Castle ruins Wasserburg

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Castle ruins Wasserburg
Creation time : around 1226
Castle type : Höhenburg, valley edge location
Conservation status: Wall remains, trench
Standing position : Nobles
Place: Tuttlingen - Ludwigstal
Geographical location 48 ° 0 '7.9 "  N , 8 ° 50' 7.4"  E Coordinates: 48 ° 0 '7.9 "  N , 8 ° 50' 7.4"  E
Height: 690  m above sea level NN
Castle ruins Wasserburg (Baden-Württemberg)
Castle ruins Wasserburg

Castle ruins Wasserburg refers to the ruins of a hilltop castle at 690  m above sea level. NN at the northern tip of the Leutenberg 2500 meters north of the town church of Tuttlingen in the Tuttlingen district in Baden-Württemberg .


The former castle was named after its founders mentioned in 1225, the lords of Wasserburg “Waso” . The castle was destroyed and demolished in the 14th century and was mentioned as the castle stables around 1600 .

The floor plans of the once large castle complex are overgrown and only show remains of the defensive walls and a deep moat.


  • Günter Schmitt : Wasserburg . In: Ders .: Burgenführer Schwäbische Alb. Volume 3: Danube Valley. Hiking and discovering between Sigmaringen and Tuttlingen . Biberacher Verlagsdruckerei, Biberach an der Riß 1990, ISBN 3-924489-50-5 , pp. 337-340.
  • Hans-Wilhelm Heine: Studies on weir systems between the young Danube and western Lake Constance . In: Landesdenkmalamt Baden-Württemberg (Hrsg.): Research and reports on the archeology of the Middle Ages in Baden-Württemberg. Volume 5 . Stuttgart 1978, ISSN  0178-3262 , p. 107.

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