Tiefenstürmig (fortification)

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Tiefenstürmig
Eggolsheim-Tiefenstürmig-Flur "Heiligkreuzholz"
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Coordinates 49°49′47″N11°07′35″E / 49.829614°N 11.126414°E / 49.829614; 11.126414 Coordinates: 49°49′47″N11°07′35″E / 49.829614°N 11.126414°E / 49.829614; 11.126414
TypeWallburg
CodeDE-BY
Height517 m above  sea level (NHN)
Site information
Condition burgstall (no above-ground ruins)
Site history
BuiltPrehistorical, possibly medieval

The field fortification of Tiefenstürmig (German : Abschnittsbefestigung Tiefenstürmig) is a levelled, probably prehistorical, sector fortification at a height of 517 m above  sea level (NHN) in the area known as Heiligkreuzholz about 600 metres east of the village centre of Tiefenstürmig, in the market municipality of Eggolsheim in the county of Forchheim in the south German state of Bavaria.

Nothing has survived of the circular rampart site and there is no visible evidence of a medieval ground level residence.


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