Monday, 26 September 2011

Woudrichem Draft Town Text (dmb)


Woudrichen now a small fortified town of 14000, controlled the confluence of the Maas and the Waal on the northern edge of Brabant and walled given town status in 1356. After1816, it ceased to be active fortress.

Much more detail and photos are now available in the June 2012 edition of the European Walled Towns Newsletter page 8

Town website www.woudrichem.nl/

Further information (in Dutch) http://www.woudrichem.euweb.info/
Baedeker Belgium and Holland 1910: not currently available