The "Schlossberg": Embankment near Sassnitz

View of the snow-covered castle hill of the ramparts Sassnitz, © Archäo Tour Rügen
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The so-called Schlossberg near the former forester's lodge Werder is a rectangular rampart near Sassnitz.

On a wooded moraine hilltop at the Steinbach near the former forester's lodge Werder lies the so-called "Schlossberg", an approximately rectangular rampart still approx. 2 - 8 m high, which is disturbed in the southwest by gravel extraction and a chalk pit. In the north and east of the rampart, which measures approx. 100 x 180 m, approx. 1.5 m deep outer ditches are still preserved, in the south similarly deep inner ditches. In the north of the rampart three gate-like entrances are still recognizable today. On the eastern side of the rampart there is also a passage. Ceramic sherds and flint artifacts could be recovered from the "Schlossberg". Despite the finds, which are mostly uncharacteristic, the dating of the rampart remains difficult. Probably it can be assigned to the Slavic period.

Author: Dr. Katrin Staude / Archaeo Tour Rügen, archaeo-tour-ruegen.de

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