According to legend, this spring on the castle hill is an outflow from the castle fountain.
“The water there used to come straight out of the ground out of a tuff stone.
The outside of the spring was only framed with a few wooden boards and a few stones
lay around it. Everything was wild and no one led there. "
The larger of the springs north of the castle hill has had the name for a long time
Mechtildenbrunnen and it is often said that the residents of the once at the
Schönenberg Castle, located in the area, fetched the drinking water here.
The Mechtildisbrünnlein is a small fountain grotto.
In 1885 the chapel was built and the spring was rebuilt.
There is a plaque on the gable of the Mechtildisbrunnen:
“This spring is an outflow from the well in Schönenberg Castle, where St. Mechtild
was born in 1127 a. often drank here in her youth. This was water
formerly attributed to great healing powers, especially in eye ailments. The spring was rebuilt in 1869
collected. Renovated in 1885. "
One wrote and wrote against the healing power of the water, especially in the morning hours
Eye ailments too.
July 1, 2018
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