Antwerp heritage

Earthen wall

As of the eleventh century, a stone wall was built around the fortress of Antwerp, with another earthen wall around it that was at least four metres high.

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  • Cross-section of the earthen wall during the excavation in 2008
  • Cross-section of the earthen wall during the excavation in 2008
  • Cross-section of the earthen wall by Wittevronghel in 1887
  •  Location of the cross-section of the earthen wall by Wittevronghel in 1887
  • Aerial photo of the excavation of the earthen wall in 2013