Adendorf Castle

Wachtberg, Germany

Adendorf castle is the successor of a high-medieval castle located to the west of today's site. The small castle hill is few hundred meters from the current palace and was in the 14th century owned by the family of Hüchelhoven.

Arnold von Adendorp built a new castle from 1337 at its present location. It was besieged and conquered by the army of Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse, in the late 15th century.

In 1659-1663 the medieval castle was transformed as a representative Renaissance schloss. Another reconstruction took place in 1842. The changes included the filling of the moat between the outer bailey and main building.

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Founded: 1337/1659
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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