Date me

Builders often write the year the house was built, often together with their name or initials, somewhere over a door or a window.  This is just a small collection from close to where I live, all done in rose-tinted sandstone, which is often used in our area.

21 past b

1800: The entry to the house, next to the “Fuchs’sche Mühle” (Foxes Mill) in Weinheim

21 past a

1838: A door lintel in Schriesheim

21 past d

1902-3: a pediment in art nouveau style in Schwetzingen

Georg Stefani 1914

1914: A window lintel in Lützelsachsen

for Thursday’s Special: Traces of the Past

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