Steinhausen Castle is located on the mining trail Muttental in the Witten district of Bommern south of the Ruhr. Its landmark is a round tower on the east side of the castle grounds, which currently lacks the helmet.Built in the 13th century by the Lords of Witten, it served to secure a Ruhr crossing. By marriage, the estate came in the 15th century to the family Staël of Holstein and remained in their possession for almost three centuries, before it passed to the barons of Elverfeldt. After fast successive changes of ownership during the 19th century acquired in 1893, the Witten entrepreneur Friedrich Wilhelm Dünkelberg the building ensemble and let it change the style of historicism. He gave him his present look.The castle complex is home to a restaurant and artist studios. It can only be viewed from the outside. However, the small castle park is open to the public.
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