Schloß Hamborn

Schloß Hamborn

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  • Andreas Seifert

    Schloss Hamborn is a castle complex of about 300 hectares in the borough of Borchen (district Paderborn) in North Rhine-Westphalia. The complex consists of a main building, built of natural stone and featuring elements of the Weser Renaissance, as well as numerous former farm buildings that extend across the extensive grounds. The castle Hamborn is in the local situation Castle Hamborn the Borchener district Kirchborchen on the limestone ridge of the Schossberg at / German Grundkarte 1: 5000 and is located about 20 to 30 m above a forest-lined loop of the Ellerbach. The first written mention of Hamborn dates from the 9th century in a document of the monastery Corvey. Between 1137 and 1140 Hamborn was donated to the cathedral chapter of Paderborn (dating of the burned deed of donation according to the Westphalia charter). The result is the obedience Hamborn. The origins of the castle go back to two estates, which were bought in the middle of the 19th century by the von Hartmann family and combined into a manor. The family built today's east wing of the castle. About Hermann von Mallinckrodt, Carl Caspar von Droste to Hülshoff, who brought the estate by acquisitions to about 750 ha and Heinrich von Droste to Hülshoff (author) came in 1913 to the baron Otto von Rüxleben. This built today's north wing with hall and a second tower. In 1928 the industrialist Johannes Leidl bought the castle and the estate. After a fire on March 6, 1929, the castle was burned down and was rebuilt in the episode. The estate was acquired in 1931 by Siegfried Pickert, who there, supported by Georg Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg, a curative boarding school on an anthroposophical basis. In 1940, under pressure from the Kreisbauernschaft, agriculture had to be leased and on June 9, 1941, the institution was finally disbanded by the National Socialists. In the following period, the National Socialist People's Welfare used Hamborn Castle as a mother-and-child recreation home ("Hilfswerk Mutter und Kind").

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    • May 6, 2017

  • Ralf Boecks

    A really good café invites you to take a break. There is also a small shop with organic products (normal opening times).

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    • August 30, 2020

  • ⛰🥾 Dominik 🥾⛰

    A nice café right across the street!

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    • May 24, 2020

  • MrIdea

    Nice castle with business section and school building.

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    • September 14, 2020

  • Kerstin

    Castle Hamborn

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    • August 31, 2018

  • Eileen #NatureGirl🥾

    The lock appears out of nowhere. Really in good shape.

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    • January 16, 2021

  • Andreas Seifert

    The old school stands for the new beginning of educational work in Hamborn Castle after the Second World War. School lessons were held here from 1947 to 2005!We have been transforming this place of learning since 2006: the transition from school to work as well as the support of adults with special needs are our concerns. The competence promotion Schloss Hamborn has been responsible for the Café Alte Schule since then. Try selected and lovingly served food in the Café Alte Schule, take advantage of our changing exhibitions or visit a cultural event on a Saturday evening. You can also rent our café for a private party. Contact us. From € 10.00 you receive vouchers for a visit to the Café Alte Schule Schloss Hamborn. We would like to talk to you, our guests, about our work, our products and your impressions and expectations.

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    • November 19, 2020

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Location: Borchen, Paderborn, Detmold District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation200 m

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