Scharzfeld

Scharzfeld is a village in the borough of Herzberg am Harz in the district of Göttingen in South Lower Saxony, Germany.

View of Scharzfeld from Ritterstein

Scharzfeld lies at a height of about 220 m above sea level and has 1,765 inhabitants (as at 1 October 2006).

The first recorded mention of Scharzfeld is in a deed that relates to the year 952 and was probably forged in the 13th century. This stated that Otto the Great confirmed Schartfelde and other villages as belonging to the monastery at Pöhlde.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Uwe Ohainski; Jürgen Udolph (2000), Jürgen Udolph (ed.), "Die Ortsnamen des Landkreises Osterode", Niedersächsisches Ortsnamensbuch (NOB) (in German), Bielefeld: Verlag für Regionalgeschichte, Teil II, pp. 146ff, ISBN 3-89534-370-6
  2. ^ Die Urkunden Konrad I. Heinrich I. und Otto I.. In: Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Die Urkunden der deutschen Könige und Kaiser, Band 1. Hannover 1879-1894. Nr. 439, S. 593f. In der Einleitung der Urkunde (S. 593 (gif)) wird die Fälschung diskutiert.

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Coordinates: 51°37′48″N 10°22′56″E / 51.63000°N 10.38222°E / 51.63000; 10.38222