Great Osser Castle Stables

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Great Osser Castle Stables
Alternative name (s): Osserburg
Creation time : End of the 12th century
Castle type : Höhenburg, summit location
Conservation status: Burgstall, trench remains
Standing position : Count
Place: Lam
Geographical location 49 ° 12 '11.1 "  N , 13 ° 6' 40.5"  E Coordinates: 49 ° 12 '11.1 "  N , 13 ° 6' 40.5"  E
Height: 1293  m above sea level NHN
Great Osser Castle Stables (Bavaria)
Great Osser Castle Stables

The Postal Large Osser , even Osserburg called, is an Outbound hilltop castle on the 1,293  m above sea level. NHN high summit of the Großer Osser near the market in Lam in the Upper Palatinate district of Cham in Bavaria .


The extremely high-altitude small castle, which was built at the end of the 12th century, perhaps never completed, is seen today as a show of force by the Counts of Bogen . Also, according to the ceramic surface finds a connection with the traditional for 1193 castle buildings Graf Alberts III. of arches on the Hohe Bogen and its surroundings. The castle is mentioned in border descriptions between 1512 (already called "das ödslos" here) and 1708. Ruins were still visible in the 19th century .

The castle stable , which is partly built over with a protective house, only shows the remains of a moat and is now a ground monument .


  • Bernhard Ernst: Castle construction in the southeastern Upper Palatinate from the early Middle Ages to the early modern period, Volume 2: Catalog . Publishing house Dr. Faustus, Büchenbach 2003, ISBN 3-933474-20-5 , pp. 170-171.

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