Schwengskopf is the name of a Himmelpforten monastery in the Hasserode district of Wernigerode in the Harz Mountains . The mountain was probably named after a Schwenck family, who can be traced here since 1570, or after an earlier route designationhigh mountain southwest of the former
In 1520 it was first mentioned in a document as dat Schwencke nedder . In 1739 the name Schwenckberg can be found on a map .
- Walther Grosse : History of the city and county of Wernigerode in their forest, field and street names , Wernigerode 1929, p. 130