Dorfbrunnen Heckenmünster

Dorfbrunnen Heckenmünster


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The village fountain was promoted together with the renovation of the old waterworks and was designed, created and installed by stonemason and sculptor Sebastian Langner. It consists of an Eifel sandstone stele with a grimace or face of a spring god holding a water tap in his mouth. The upper part of the stele is octagonal and thus reminds us of the unusual octagonal cult building, Octagon, of the source sanctuary around the sulphur spring Wallenborn. The inlays and the head of the spring are made of basalt and make reference to the volcanism of the Eifel, to which the carbonic acid springs are attributed. The well is fed from the old well rooms of the former waterworks in the neighbouring forest. The water flows from the mouth of the god of the spring through three basalt troughs.

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Opening hours

  • From January 1st to December 31st

    The village fountain can be visited all around the year.




Tourist-Information Wittlich Stadt und Land
Neustraße 2/Marktplatz
54516 Wittlich
Phone: 0049 6571 4086
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