Former water Castle, built 14th century. At that time it was a multiple-storey estate with strong towers and a high half hipped roof. 15th Century owners were the families of Neuenhoff (later added: genus von der Leyen, or "Ley"). 1545-1567 Is the owner is a perfect from Steinbach, his son Wilhelm (also perfect in Steinbach) became historicaly known as the Bergisches "Marshal Ley", who in 1603 accomplished the occupation of Castle Homburg in Nümbrecht, he is also the Builder of the present Castle. Early18th century the estate was in possession of Max von Steprath (who was married to Katharina Ursula von Ley), afterwards in ownership followed by family Saraing (also the owner of Castle Breidenbach). 16 December 1782 the castle with almost all buildings was reduced to ashes, at present, next to the ruins, only the former gatehouse and the garden remained preserved. The castle ruins are in possession of Baron von Fürstenberg and is a popular destination for walkers and photographers.
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