Ringwall castle ring

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Ringwall castle ring
Northeastern rampart 2017

Northeastern rampart 2017

Creation time : probably 10th to 11th century
Castle type : Niederungsburg
Conservation status: Burgstall, remains of a wall
Place: Kürten
Geographical location 51 ° 3 '38.8 "  N , 7 ° 17' 52.7"  E Coordinates: 51 ° 3 '38.8 "  N , 7 ° 17' 52.7"  E
Ringwall Burgring (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Ringwall castle ring

The ring wall Burgring is a disused ring wall system north of the Sürth building on Landstrasse 286 from Kürten to Wipperfürth in North Rhine-Westphalia .


The road to Siefen and Burgheim runs west of the ring wall . To the north it is bounded by the floodplain of the small brook Sürth , which flows into the Kürtener Sülz after a short stretch . The nature reserve Sürthtal (Kürten) connects to the northeast . The castle complex, which was largely destroyed, originally had a size of 140 X 80 m. Part of the wall in the forest to the northeast has been preserved (see photo). In the meadow area adjoining to the south-west, the wall has been leveled so that today you can only see a terrace. At the time when arable farming was still practiced here, medieval shards of vessels have been found, the exact time of which is not known. It is believed that the ring castle from the 10/11. Century.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Walter Janssen and Klaus Grewe : Prehistoric and early historical fortifications in the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis , in Rheinisch-Bergischer Calendar 1974, p. 117 f.


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