This fortified castle – which today doesn’t exist anymore – was situated between Guébenhouse and Heckenransbach. During the war of replacement of Blieskastel between Salm and Lorraine (1274-1278), Henry from Salm occupied also the Schaumbourg castle (Schombourg, near Tholey, Sarre). In 1277, the Duke of Lorraine became its master. Then the count indemnified the chatelaine Jean from Schombourg with territories in Puttelange valley with the obligation of doing the duty for Puttelange castle. Jean from Schombourg constructed a new castle of Schaumbourg, said Schombourg, on the border of the village of Reinholdsborn. The castle was certainly destroyed in 1405 by the inhabitants of Metz while on war against the counts of Salm, Sarrebruck and Saaitiverden.
Nowadays you can still see the castle’s moats while walking through the public lane which extends the rue du vieux château (the old castle street) in Ernestviller.
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