Landscape and environment 1250 up to 1300

Church Behren-Lübchin, built from field stones 1230 Church Behren-Lübchin, built from field stones 1230

region Mecklenburg

Farmland and grassland were created by large scale forest clearances. Wood was required for the timber frameworks of the new houses in towns and villages. For the first time there was a nationwide cultural landscape designed by people.

Grosser Stein Altentreptow Nordwest “Big Stone” near Altentreptow

region Western Pomerania

Farmland and grassland were created by large scale forest clearances. Wood was required for ships and for the timber frameworks of the new houses in towns and villages. For the first time there was a nationwide cultural landscape designed by people.