Tithe Tower

Tithe Tower (HM1HKR)

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N 49° 42.095', E 10° 15.66'

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Zentturm

Mit Pesttor, durch das einst die am "schwarzen Tod" Verstorbenen zum nahen Friedhof gekarrt wurden. Toranlage aus dem 14. Jh. für das Gräbenviertel mit dem ehemaligen Königshof. Behausung des Zentbüttels. Im 19. Jh. Armenhaus, heute im Privatbesitz.

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Part of the Plague Gate, through which victims of the Black Death were carted to the nearby cemetery. Dating from the 14th century, this was the entryway for the town's moated quarter and district court. Housed the bailiff responsible for collecting tithes. In the 19th century this was a poorhouse, and is now privately owned.
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Date Added Friday, October 31st, 2014 at 9:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 409070 N 5506215
Decimal Degrees49.70158333, -10.26100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 42.095', E 10° 15.66'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 42' 5.7" N, 10° 15' 39.6" E
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