Mühle Brüggen

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  • wuseltiere

    The Brüggen mill was first mentioned in documents with the castle Brüggen in 1289. It served as an oil and grain mill.

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    • January 29, 2017

  • Peter_H_65 🐻

    Bruges Mill
    Cultural monument from 1289 with naturally designed fish ascent
    From here it is not far to the castle Brüggen with the information center of the nature park, to the Kreuzherrenkloster and other structural witnesses of past centuries.
    But not only culturally Brüggen has a lot to offer. Both in the west in the area of the Dilborner Benden, as well as in the east at the Vennmühle the Schwalm floodplains were comprehensively renatured. A large number of beavers live in this area and the rodents have left their mark on many places.
    The Brüggen mill was first mentioned in 1289. She drove over a waterwheel to a grinder for grain and a percussion to oil production. In the restaurant "Old Brüggen mill" the remaining mill wheel can still be seen today.
    Even in the 1980s, the area in front of the mill was used as a traffic training ground. In the meantime a park with sculptures of the local artist Uwe Meints has been created there. In the middle of the meadow meanders a fish ladder. This channel, shaped like a creek bed, can be used by fish and other brook organisms to "swim" around the 1.5 meter high barrier of the mill weir.

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    • February 21, 2019

  • Norbert

    Sit or lie down on the meadow and enjoy the sounds of the flowing water.

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    • April 19, 2020

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    2.92 mi
    2.5 mph
    25 ft
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Location: Niederkrüchten, Viersen, Lower Rhine Region, Düsseldorf District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Elevation80 m

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