Lemgo City Hall

Lemgo, Germany

Lemgo city hall eastern nave was erected in 1325. From 1480-1490 the western gable was constructed. In 1565 the city counsel alcove located on Mittelstraße was built. Furthermore, in 1589, the Kornherrenstube was constructed at the same time as the new city hall meeting area was constructed on the southern side of the market place in the Weser Renaissance style. The pharmacy was built in 1612. Particularly noteworthy are the lovely stone relief’s near the pharmacy.

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Kramerstraße 10, Lemgo, Germany
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Founded: 1325
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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