Dortmund horde/hurdle

coat of arms map
Hörder Stadtwappen Lage des Stadtbezirks Dortmund-Hörde
base data
Land of the Federal Republic: North Rhine-Westphalia
city: Dortmund
surface: approx. 3,000 hectares
of inhabitants: 53.879 (31. Dec. 2005)
Population density: 18 inhabitants per hectare
geographical situation: 51° 29 ' n. Break. 7° 30 ' o. L
height: 112 m and. NN
postal zip codes: 44227 - 44269
preselection: 0231 and 02304
Kfz characteristics: DO
address of the quarter administration: City Dortmund
district administration office horde/hurdle
Hörder station route 16
44263 Dortmund
official Website: Official urban district portal of the city Dortmund
E-Mail address:
district chief: Manfred Renno, SPD

horde/hurdle is an urban district in the south thatCity Dortmund. Beside the quarter also the local parts Wellinghofen, highest ones, Hacheney, Benninghofen, Loh, felling trees, summer mountain, Syburg and Wichlinghofen belong to horde/hurdle to the urban district horde/hurdle. By the quarter horde/hurdle flows those Em. The urban district borders in the norththe Westphalia park, in the west to B 54, in the east to B 236 and in the south at the Hengsteysee. For the moment in horde/hurdle, on the area of a former steel factory Phoenix east, the Phoenix lake is built. It becomes a surface of 25 hectarshave and is itself to sails are suitable.

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coats of arms

the coat of arms shows Hörder castle and, as with manyCities of the counts of the Mark, the märkischen chessboard bar. The semi-circle left shows a meadow.


original belonged horde/hurdle not to Dortmund, but was its own city. The name of the city horde/hurdle created by the count of the Mark goes on thatHuryde or Huride back. This was called as much as hurdle. At the establishment time sumps ensured for the fact that these hurdles really existed.

Die Hörder Burg
Hörder castle

first Hörder was Wellinghofer, which on go-eat the count resettled. For the first time horde/hurdle in a document becomes emperor Ottos IV in the year 1198 mention. In 12. Century was established by the Mr. von Hörde Hörder castle. 1339 are donated by Konrad of the Mark the monastery Clarenberg. In the year 1340 count Konrad of the Mark with agreement of the governing count Adolf of the Mark lent to itsVillage horde/hurdle municipal rights. The count of the Mark wanted so its ore enemy, the city Dortmund, with a wreath/ring of own cities (except horde/hurdle still:Stove corner, jokes, Bochum, Castrop, Lünen, Unna and Schwerte) include.

1388 came it to the “large one Dortmunder feud “. It ended 1390, whereby Dortmund triumphed. Horde/hurdle became by several large fire disasters, among other things 3 fires in 16. Century, in each case strongly destroys. At the beginning 17. Century Hörder castle in the dreissigjährigen war was occupied by the Spaniards. The dreissigjährigen warsurvived only 20 families, 2/3 of horde/hurdle were destroyed.

Horde/hurdle was one of the four district towns of the county Mark (beside Altena, weather and Hamm). The circle horde/hurdle was enough into the today's city of meals in here.

Until 1929 horde/hurdle was circle-free city and to 1911 part of the district horde/hurdle Until 1929 were horde/hurdle also district town of the district horde/hurdle and with the district Dortmund and the city Dortmund were then combined.

During National Socialist dictatorship Hörder Gestapokeller were in the police station at the Benninghofer road. From here1945 the murders in the Rome mountain park and in the bitter Mark was organized. The memorial place memorial bitter Mark reminds of these crimes.

Hörder painter school

1947 created Hans Tombrock its „school for screen end and applied art Dortmund “. Location of the school is first the pin school in horde/hurdle,later the building of former office for army things in Aplerbeck. Its pupils came not only from Dortmund but also from Duesseldorf, Altenberg, Gelsenkirchen and other cities. Well-known Dortmunder pupil was walter the gene and refuge crack.


Thomas-Birne des Stahlwerks Phoenix-Ost
Thomas pear of the steel plant Phoenix east
Industrieruine Hochofen Phoenix-West
Industrial ruin blast furnace Phoenix west

supraregional admits became horde/hurdle by the stealing and metallurgical plant Phoenix with the locations Phoenix east and Phoenix west. The East part, since the 1840er years place of the steelmaking and subsequent treatment became traditional already very early as Hermannshütte designation. Their pig iron received the hut by severalBlast furnaces, which were in an area west Hörder of center. In the year 1998 the Hochofenanlage was shut down, a blast furnace was diminished and transported into the People's Republic of China, in order to be again established there. At the end of April 2001 also the steel production one adjusted. The city Dortmundthere builds a lake artificially put on, the Phoenix lake.

Phoenix west is intended as location for enterprises, in particular from the range of the micro system engineering. First project is the establishment of the Dortmunder of center for Mircostrukturtechnik (MST.factory). Further there are plans, the two remaining blast furnaces on Phoenix westto receive as industrial monuments.

Also the center Hördes changed in the last years strongly. The district administration office is taken off and into the new building beside Hörder station drawn in from the savings bank multistoried building. The savings bank multistoried building was supported, it only few floors remained. By measuresto the Renaturierung that Em several large building sites are momentary in horde/hurdle. Soon already those is to by-flow Em again as clean river at the future Phoenix lake. Within the range of the Westphalia park one can see this already today.


by B 1, B 236 and B 54 as well as A 45 are good horde/hurdle with the passenger car to reach. Several Buslinien connect horde/hurdle with the other Dortmunder suburbs and with cities in the neighbourhood. The Spätheimkommer reaches horde/hurdle with penalties of the Nachtexpresses. The metropolitan railway line U41 connects horde/hurdledirectly with the Dortmunder main station, in addition can horde/hurdle with the course from direction Dortmund with the Ardey course (distance Dortmund of swords - Iserlohn), the light way course (distance Dortmund Unna - Soest) and the distance Dortmund Bestwig - winter mountain be attained.

objects of interest

Slim Mathilde

the landmark of the local part is the slim Mathilde, a cast-iron clock, which was again-established 1983 after historical model. The “slim” Mathilde is to have been a mayor woman, who was over weighty against their mockery name. The clock of the same name was established by citizens, around the mayorto annoy.

East Hörder city center is Hörder castle. In direct proximity the restaurant is appropriate for 18 to the Treppchen in a well received carpenter house from that. Century.

is the Cabaret

queue admits spare time and sport over the borders of horde/hurdle.With its extensive and alternate-rich program it offers to maintenance of Cabaret about Komik to parties. A further very well-known theatre is the Olpketaltheater of Bruno Knust. Again 2006 the Hansatheater in the former work and meeting center at the hitting a corner pool of broadcasting corporations road are opened. Planned is besides an art museumin Hörder castle. Basic stick of the museum is the “collection Wolnin”, a gift of the Kunstmäzen Manfred Wolnin.

Also a quarter library with extensive offer: Novels and novellas, literature and barking trichloroethylene TIC, newspapers and magazines, CDs/DVDs and hearing books - is central convenient in horde/hurdle.

The moreover one horde/hurdle is location of a district indoor swimming pool. This bath with 25 m course, teaching pool and 1 and 3 m board is since 2003 no more in the hands the city Dortmund, but becomes by the swimming association SSC horde/hurdle 54/58 registered association. operated. In the bath becomes throughthe conversion to electrolysis chlorine-gas-free swum. By changed opening times became the bath for Hörder a popular leisure center.

In the sport and leisure range horde/hurdle is characterised by large association variety. Beside a broad pallet at sport associations there is to horticulture, society, singing, animal breeding, protecting, beekeeper,Historical, culture, and music associations, in order to call only some. Annually to the Konrad celebration Hörder of associations presents itself the citizen.


  • Gerhard plank, writer, * 18. March 1924
  • Charlotte Böhmer, light athlete, * 14. March 1933
  • walter Dirks, catholic journalist, writerand journalist, * 8. January 1901, † 30. May 1991
  • Hedwig Dransfeld, authoress, * 24. February 1871 in Hacheney at horde/hurdle, † 13. March 1925 in Werl
  • walter Gronemann, writer, * 18. April 1926, † 22. June 1996
  • Anne Elizabeth Guntermann, authoress,* 12. June 1894, † 1975
  • Paul Heiling, Schriftsteller, * 27. April 1893, † 22. February 1961 in Castrop Rauxel
  • franc Hengstenberg, politician (CDU), *09. November 1968
  • Bernhard Hoetger, sculptor, architect and engineer, * 4. May 1874, † 18. July 1949
  • Otto Hue, (speak [Huː] with westfälischem stretch e), trade unionist and politician (SPD), * 2. November 1868, † 19. April 1922
  • Ferdinand must, European champions in the struggle 1924
  • Rudolf plate, actor, * 12. February 1904, † 18. December 1984
  • Annegret judge, Light athlete, * 13. October 1950
  • Paul Schwarzenau, Theologe and Schriftsteller, * to 19. September 1923
  • Hans Tombrock, painter, * 16. July 1895, † 18. August 1966


  • Westfäli city Atlas; Volume: VII; 3 volume. On behalf of the historical commissionfor Westphalia and with support of the landscape federation Westphalia lip, hrsg. by Heinz Stoob † and Wilfried Ehbrecht. City briefcase horde/hurdle, author: Theodor Schilp.ISBN 3-89115-152-7; Dortmund Altenbeken, 2002.
  • Horde/hurdle. A book of local history and geography for the city and her environment author: William Brockpähler, 1928 (only second-hand available)
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