|Residents :||250 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Incorporation :||1st July 1969|
|Postal code :||59469|
|Area code :||02938|
Location of Oberense in Ense
St. Rochus chapel and courtyard in Oberense
Oberense is a district of the municipality of Ense in the district of Soest in the administrative district of Arnsberg ( North Rhine-Westphalia ). The district is north of the Haarstrange on the edge of the Sauerland. It is only a few kilometers to Soest and Werl, as well as the Möhnesee recreation area .
The place was first mentioned in 1269 in a document from Abbess Elisabeth von Himmelpforten. Further evidence exists in the fiefdom registers of the Counts of Arnsberg in the years 1281, 1331 and 1338. The eight farms that are still in the village were already mentioned in the 1536 treasury registers of the Duke of Westphalia. The Rochus Chapel , which was built around 1727 to 1729 after the red Ruhr erupted , is worth seeing . The village is shaped by a village character, and social life is mainly supported by associations. There is no infrastructure worth mentioning. Few farms market their products directly.
The village was recognized in the district competition Our village should be more beautiful in 2002 - our village has been recognized as a silver village for the future .
In the course of the municipal reorganization on July 1, 1969, Oberense was combined with 13 other independent places to form the new municipality of Ense.
In a barn in Oberense there is Schrotti's old-timer museum . This museum mainly shows two-wheelers (motorcycles, mopeds, mopeds and bicycles), but also some cars, petrol station accessories and other technical devices.
- Municipality of Ense (accessed October 27, 2012)
- Main statutes of the municipality of Ense (accessed on October 28, 2012) (PDF; 3.1 MB)
- Municipality of Ense: Figures, data, facts , accessed on March 2, 2020
- The time when the St. Rochus Chapel was founded in Oberense. ( online ( Memento of the original from April 2, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this note. )
- Silberdorf ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (accessed on October 27, 2012)
- Martin Bünermann: The communities of the first reorganization program in North Rhine-Westphalia . Deutscher Gemeindeverlag, Cologne 1970, p. 90 .
- Nina Gransky: A barn full of memories . Westfalenpost weekend mail 2013 / No. 92, p. 4.