Post Office (Braunfels)

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Post office in Braunfels
Window bay with coat of arms
Portal to the post office with the imperial eagle

The former Braunfels post office in Braunfels , a town in the Lahn-Dill district in Hesse , was built in 1901/1902 on the property at Am Kurpark 11. The post office is a protected architectural monument .


The representative building was built by the princely administration according to plans by Carl Seiler . It was rented to the Prussian state .

An elaborate half-timbered upper floor stands above a massive ground floor. It is provided with gables , bay windows and dormers . The motifs from the Renaissance and Baroque were mixed with elements typical of the region. Above the portal of the entrance to the post office there is a decorative gable with the imperial eagle enthroned in the gable field . The coats of arms of the Princely House of Solms-Braunfels and the House of Zollern can be seen under the double windows of a richly decorated bay window .

Web links

Commons : Post Office  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. State Office for Monument Preservation Hessen (Ed.): Postamt (Braunfels) In: DenkXweb, online edition of cultural monuments in Hessen

Coordinates: 50 ° 30 ′ 52.7 "  N , 8 ° 23 ′ 30.8"  E