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Bad Laasphe
Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein




Old Town's Fountain

Franz-Otto Lipp

Bad Laasphe /  Altstadtbrunnen   Bad Laasphe /  Altstadtbrunnen


On top of the central column stand three fishermen with salmons in there hands. This is a reference to the name Laasphe, meaning as 'Salmon-water' (in modern German, salmon is 'Lachs'). Around the column is a band with reliefs showing the way water is used in a town.

Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
Bürgerversammlung vor dem Rathaus
Meeting before the town hall
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
Tränke für die Nutztiere
Watering place for the farm animals
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
Lebensgrundlage Holzwirtschaft
Necessity of the timber industry
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
Wasserreservoir zum Feuerlöschen
Water reservoir for fire extinguishing

On the octagonal basin are the coats-of-arms of Bad Laasphe and its two twin towns.
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen
bad laasphe
Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen

Bad Laasphe - Altstadtbrunnen



  • Country: Germany
  • Cattle (bull / cow / calf)
  • Coat of arms
  • Fire
  • Fisherman
  • Fountain
  • Horse and cart
  • Lipp, Franz-Otto
  • Salmon
  • Location (N 50°55'37" - E 8°24'37")

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    Item Code: denw669; Photograph: 7 October 2018
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