The Leinfelder Hof is a single standing homestead in the Enzweihingen district of Vaihingen an der Enz in the Ludwigsburg district.
During the construction of the pillars of the railway viaduct over the Enz valley, a large cemetery was cut in 1987 and partially destroyed. In the course of a rescue excavation, the State Monuments Office explored 23 graves of a much more extensive burial site from the 7th and probably the 6th century. Most of them were robbed, some with rich gifts from Franconian aristocrats. "Lengenfeld" with its Enz crossing seems to have been a larger Franconian settlement with local nobility already in Merovingian times.
This was first mentioned in a document in 801: "On June 17, 801, a certain Salcho gave the Lorsch Monastery an der Bergstrasse an estate in villa Lengenfeld in Enzgau with all the buildings on it."
October 15, 2021
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