The Warm Pader belongs together with Börnepader and Dammpader to the western source area. The water in the spring pool is always clear. The water temperature is between 14 and 16 degrees Celsius, which is a few degrees more than in the other spring pools.
The life-size figures of the Paderborn washerwomen are by the Aachen artist Bonifatius Stirnberg. Source: "Places of Interest Paderborn". "das HEFT" magazine publisher
January 14, 2017
The Pader is a left tributary of the Lippe in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
With a length of only about four kilometers, the Pader is considered the shortest river of this size in Germany. The Pader has an average water flow of more than 4 m³ / s and is therefore many times larger at the mouth in the Lippe, which also rises only a few kilometers away. It flows along its entire length in the urban area of the East Westphalian city of Paderborn, for which it is eponymous: The name Paderborn is composed of Pader and Born, an earlier name for a spring.
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todayThe Pader spring area, was created as a "green lung" in direct downtown location. The sources were emphasized as a formative element and significantly enlarged the previously largely overbuilt pelvic pelvis. The western Pader spring area corresponds to an eastern one, which extends north of the cathedral along the Rothoborn and the Dielenpader.
The large, undeveloped area offers space for artistic u. a. Open-air events. Above all, the Pader spring area has remained a popular meeting place for recreation-seeking citizens and children playing. It has long since become part of a natural park landscape that has been passing through the Pader meadows and meadows at the Ottilienquelle since 1994 - past the Padersee to the confluence of the Pader and Lippe rivers and into the Baroque garden of the former prince-bishop residence in Schloß Neuhaus leads. In and at the Warm Pader, whose source is much lower than that of the other Pader arms and whose water is therefore much warmer even in winter, the Paderborn women washed and bleached many centuries their laundry. This is reminiscent of the group of sculptures "Paderborn washing women", created by the sculptor Boniface Stirnberg.
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The washerwomen stand directly at the "Warm Pader", which was also called "laundry loader", and are reminiscent of a piece of Paderborn town history: the washing and bleaching of domestic river water, which also served the lively exchange of news.
The bronze figures are set up in three levels. Some women are on a dock and do their laundry. Others are standing on the stairs and talking animatedly. On the lawn is another woman with a watering can, who pours her laundry for better bleaching. In addition to the washerwomen, there is a goose boy who tries to prevent his feathered animals from running over the laundry items laid out to dry on the meadow.
Source: https: //outdooractive.com/de/denkmal/teutoburger-wald/waschfrauen-an-der-warmen-pader/12548257
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