Gammelke is a hamlet in the Dutch province of Overijssel. It is a part of the municipality of Dinkelland, and lies about 5 km west of Oldenzaal.

Gammelke
Hamlet
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Gammelke in the municipality of Dinkelland.
Gammelke in the municipality of Dinkelland.
Gammelke is located in Overijssel
Gammelke
Gammelke
Location in the Netherlands
Gammelke is located in Netherlands
Gammelke
Gammelke
Gammelke (Netherlands)
Coordinates: 52°19′5″N 6°51′6″E / 52.31806°N 6.85167°E / 52.31806; 6.85167Coordinates: 52°19′5″N 6°51′6″E / 52.31806°N 6.85167°E / 52.31806; 6.85167
CountryNetherlands
ProvinceOverijssel
MunicipalityDinkelland
Elevation19 m (62 ft)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
7561
Dialing code074

Gammelke is not a statistical entity,[2] and the postal authorities have placed it under Deurningen.[3] It was first mentioned in 1272 as Gamminclo, and means "the forest of Gammo (person)".[4] In 1840, it was home to 267 people. Nowadays it consists of about 100 houses.[5]

Seven burial mounds from the Neolithic or Bronze Age have been discovered near Gammelke.[6]

Bell Beaker discovered in Gammelke

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Postcodetool for 7561AA". Actueel Hoogtebestand Nederland (in Dutch). Het Waterschapshuis. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Kerncijfers wijken en buurten 2021". Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 March 2022. Not listed
  3. ^ "Postcode 7561 in Deurningen". Postcode bij adres (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Gammelke - (geografische naam)". Etymologiebank (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Gammelke". Plaatsengids (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Monumentnummer: 46006 te Oldenzaal". Dutch Monuments Register (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 March 2022.