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Upended Sugarloaf

Upended Sugarloaf
Upended Sugarloaf

The Upended Sugarloaf (in German: Der Umgestülpte Zuckerhut) is a half-timbered house in the city of Hildesheim in the federal state of Lower Saxony in Germany.

History and architecture

The Upended Sugarloaf is a historic building in Saint Andrew's Place (Andreasplatz) in the center of Hildesheim, opposite Saint Andrew's Church. Originally, it was built in the Middle Ages between 1500 and 1510, but the exact year and the architect's name remain unknown. The shape of the building is very unusual, looking similar to an upended sugarloaf. The ground floor is 17 m² in space, the first floor is larger and the second floor covers 29 m².

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upended_Sugarloaf ]

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"When I was in Hildesheim in the early 1980's I looked for this Sugarloaf house and the white rose using an old travel book picture. I was told the house was no longer in existence and the rose had also perished with it. What is the history of the sugar loaf house?" (posted 12/23/2014)

Hello, The inverted sugar Loaf is a 1510 built timber-framed house that was destroyed in 1945 and rebuilt in 2009. Information and pictures http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreasplatz_(Hildesheim). With the rose of the 1000 year old rose tree will be meant in Hildesheim cathedral. This still exists can be visited. Greeting Torsten Czayka
Answer provided by Martina Czayka on 12/24/2014
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The Turned-up Sugar Loaf was built around 1510 half-timbered house in Hildesheim, was distinguished by bold projections. The inverted conical shape reminded earlier generations of a topsy-turvy Sugarloaf. The existing static feat in the utilization of a small plot building adjacent to the pier house on the north east entrance to Andreasplatz the High way (Andreasplatz no. 29) was destroyed in the bombing of Hildesheim on March 22, 1945. After a first 2002 initiative failed, now planned "Hildesheimer old town guild" reconstruction from 2009. The topping out ceremony was held 3 February 2010. http://www.hi-rose.de/umgestuelpter-zuckerhut-hildesheim/# stylish accommodation and other historic attractions, see www.feriendomizil-badharzburg.de
Answer provided by Horst Eidel on 12/24/2014
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http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umgestülpter_Zuckerhut The house stands with us in Hildesheim. On foot, it is comfortable to reach us in 15 minutes to downtown. I hope I could help you. Very best regards and merry Christmas Kerstin Schwandes
Answer provided by Claudia Kaune on 12/23/2014
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