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History of the Street:
In this grave area, apart from the "Oude Stede van Gent", this site was strengthened and expanded in the 10th century, creating a novum castellum. The island, where the horrors of the count stayed, was called "vetus burgus" or Oudburg. Only in the late 11th century was a stone hall building founded by the grave on the site of the "novum castellum". This was expanded in the late twelfth century and converted into a powerful castle under the tomb of Filip van den Elzas. In the shadow of this castle-the Gravensteen- the district was formed, cross-sectioned by the Plotersgracht moored in 1872.
The Oudburg, the part between the Leie and the course of the Plotersgracht, was originally owned by the graves of Flanders and was added to Ghent's shipyard in 1274. Its reinforced gates were gated, without defensive significance. They were demolished in the late Middle Ages, which immediately meant the merger with Ghent

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Canon EOS 5D
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21/06/2011 14:20:25
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EF85mm f/1.8 USM
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