Manor Hoheneck near Ludwigsburg

Collection of Plans

The manor Hoheneck near Ludwigsburg is build 1909-1911 according to the design of the studio Eitel & Steigleder in Stuttgart. Building owner was the manufacturer Carl von Ostertag-Siegle (1860-1924). He married in 1887 Margarete, daughter of the privy councillor of commerce Gustav von Siegle and thereby he became one of the most prosperous in the Kingdom of Württemberg. In 1908 he  acquired the palace Kleiningersheim too, which was restored in the romantic spirit of the age (Burgenromantik) by Eitel & Steigleder too. This studio designed also the palace alike Villa Gemmingen in Stuttgart in 1910.
The collection "Manor Hoheneck" includes about 180 drawings and sketches, amongst these also cadastral maps and site plans, garden layouts, technial drawings, designs of joinery as well as traces of historical site plans. Furthermore some correspondence between the owner and the architect Albert Eitel are included.
From 1911 to the begin of the 1920s some enlargings were carried out (gatekeeper's house, skittle alley, artist's workshop, guest house and mausoleum), designed by Eitel without Steigleder. The garden layout originates from the famous Stuttgart partnership Berz & Schwede. Technical facilities came from Thiergärtner, Voltz & Wittmer GmbH in Stuttgart, Städtereinigung und Ingenieurbau AG in Wiesbaden (sewage plant), Eisenwerk Kaiserslautern (low-pressure heating) and Martini & Hüneke in Berlin (fuel tank).