“Grenzpunkt” in the Neuhausstraße

Dots like this “Grenzpunkt” are placed all over Germany and are used like triangulation points for map making and measuring the sizes of properties.

This one can be found next to the playground in the Neuhausstraße, at the northend end of Oberursel.

“Grenze” means border, so I wonder what border it marks?

Grenzpunkt in the Neuhausstrasse

Grenzpunkt in the Neuhausstrasse



About Graham Tappenden

Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Oberursel in 1993 and returned with his family to live there in 2003. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche he works as a self-employed IT consultant solving computer problems and designing websites. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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