Altdischingen Castle

Altdischingen Castle
Burg Altdischingen
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
Near Weilimdorf in Germany
Location in Baden-Württemberg
Altdischingen Castle
Location in Baden-Württemberg
Coordinates 48°47′39.14″N 9°6′52.29″E / 48.7942056°N 9.1145250°E / 48.7942056; 9.1145250Coordinates: 48°47′39.14″N 9°6′52.29″E / 48.7942056°N 9.1145250°E / 48.7942056; 9.1145250
Type Castle (Burgstall)
Site information
Condition Ruined
Site history
Built 11th Century
In use 12th Century

Altdischingen Castle is a former (Burgstall) hilltop castle on 400 metres (440 yd) above sea level. NN in the state forest district Solitude in the district Weilimdorf the state capital Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg .

The Hill castle that lies 400 metres (440 yd) south of Dischingen Castle had been built at the end of the 11th Century and destroyed in the mid 12th Century.

The former castle had an area of approximately 25 meters by 40 meters. This is bounded on the south by a ravine on the north and on the east side by a 2.5-3 meter deep trench . In the north and east this main ditch, an additional wall is still presented with another one meter deep ditch. There is no evidence of walls above ground.

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