Ottenhausen Blockhouse in North Rhine-Westphalia by EuroTourData
Ottenhausen Blockhouse was built around 1300 as the refuge castle for local residents and food storage during a military attack.
Description of Ottenhausen Blockhouse
The two-story blockhouse with a gable roof measures approximately 11.50 x 10.30 meters. The walls of the blockhouse with loopholes are about 1 meter thick. The first floor is divided by a longitudinal wall with a passage into two rooms. The top floor consists of one room. The operator of the castle is Heimatverein Ottenhausen e.V.
The article Bauernburg Ottenhausen of German Wikipedia.