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It was founded around the year 1189. At this time, Lüttringhausen belonged to the County of Berg. In 1929, Lüttringhausen was incorporated into the town of Remscheid.
The prison of Remscheid is in Lüttringhausen, as well as the large Protestant psychiatric hospital Stiftung Tannenhof. The Autobahn 1 touches Lüttringhausen, which is connected to it at two points ("Ronsdorf-Lüttringhausen" and "Lüttringhausen-Lennep").
There are many notable churches in Lüttringhausen, the oldest of which is a Protestant church built in 1735. Its architecture is considered a masterpiece of the special kind of Baroque style found in the "Bergisches Land". The town hall, built in 1907, is also well-known.
Adolf Clarenbach, one of the first Protestant martyrs of the Lower Rhine, was born in Lüttringhausen on the "Buscherhof" around the year 1497. He was burnt at the stake in Cologne on 28 September 1529 because of his work as a reformer.
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