The castle Hoheneybach is a run-down castle on the 602 m above sea level. NN high sky rocks at the district Eybach the city of Geislingen on the rise in the district Göppingen in Baden-Württemberg.
The castle was built by the ministerial family of Helfenstein and first mentioned in 1265. From 1456 the castle was the headquarters of the von Degenfeld family. The castle was destroyed in the Thirty Years' War, but is believed to have been inhabited in 1711 and was a ruin from 1724 onwards.
Today, the castle site shows only terrain tracks with remains of walls and behind the sky rock still a thirteen meter deep neck trench.
Source: Wikipedia de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burg_Hoheneybach
March 19, 2016
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