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Submitted by KaiHofmann on Thursday, 14 June 2012  Page Views: 3640

Iron Age and Later PrehistorySite Name: Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Country: Germany Land: Rhineland-Palatinate Type: Hillfort
Nearest Town: Trier  Nearest Village: Schankweiler
Latitude: 49.884129N  Longitude: 6.366170E
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
3 Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
4 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
4

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Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann : Schankweiler Wikingerburg remains. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Hillfort in Rhineland-Palatinate

The Wikingerburg (Viking's Castle) has its origin in the Bronze Age (12th-11th century BCE). Later it was reused by the Iron Age tribes (Celts). Today there is a 100m long rampart (3-4m high) still visible.
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Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann : Schankweiler Wikingerburg remains. (Vote or comment on this photo)

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann (Vote or comment on this photo)

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann (Vote or comment on this photo)

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann (Vote or comment on this photo)

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann : Another infoboard.

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann : Schankweiler Wikingerburg remains.

Schankweiler Wikingerburg
Schankweiler Wikingerburg submitted by KaiHofmann : The infoboard of the Winkingerburg.

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