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City of Wuppertal
Coordinates: 51 ° 15 ′ 59 ″  N , 7 ° 5 ′ 19 ″  E
Height : 216 m above sea level NHN
Frankholzhäuschen (Wuppertal)

Location of Frankholzhäuschen in Wuppertal

View of Frankholzhäuschen, on the left in the background Kohleiche
View of Frankholzhäuschen, on the left in the background Kohleiche

Frankholzhäuschen is a farm in the northwest of the Bergisch city ​​of Wuppertal on the middle course of the Steinberger Bach . Frankholzhäuschen is probably a split from Frankholz (Beek) or Frankholz (Varresbeck) .

Location and description

The yard is at an altitude of 216  m above sea level. NHN on the street of the same name Frankholzhäuschen in the west of the Eckbusch residential area in the Uellendahl-Katernberg district . Other neighboring locations are Frankholzhöhe , the riding center Katernberg , Häuschen , Lohrenbeck , Gut Steinberg , Eskesberg , Bergerheide , Kutenhaus and Am Hagen .

Etymology and history

During the part of the name Holt , wooden clearly a forest and houses refers to a small house, the interpretation of is Frank not clear. The naming after the tribe of the Franks or an early owner with the name Franco seems questionable . Frank likely timber is a derivative of Wrankholz (= Streitholz , controversial forest ).

On the topographical survey of the Rhineland from 1824, the farm is recorded as Frankholtshäusgen . Frank wooden house was in 1867 by the mayor Haan cleaved mayoralty Sonnborn , the 1888 territorial concessions to the City of Elberfeld in Vohwinkel was renamed.

In the municipality lexicon for the Rhineland province from 1888, a house with nine residents is given.

When Wuppertal was founded in 1929, Frankholzhäuschen found its way into the urban area as part of Vohwinkel.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Wolfgang Stock: Wuppertal street names. Their origin and meaning. Thales Verlag, Essen-Werden 2002, ISBN 3-88908-481-8
  2. Königliches Statistisches Bureau (Prussia) (Ed.): Community encyclopedia for the Rhineland Province, based on the materials of the census of December 1, 1885 and other official sources, (Community encyclopedia for the Kingdom of Prussia, Volume XII), Berlin 1888.