Tower of the clock, French Heritage monument to St martin de bromes

Saint-Martin de Brômes. Church ogival 12th century, 14th century, four-storey Square Tower (historical monument), crowned with machicolations. This tower, with a height of 24 metres and the width on each side of more than 6 metres, was built, said, by the Knights Templar. (Source: general route de France 1865)

Today the tower is an archaeological museum Gallo Romain. Recent research are told that this tower has nothing to do with the order of the temple attributed to him more readily originated family Castellane welcoming then (13th century) the Lords of Saint-Martin-de-Brômes. It has been assigned to the use of pigeon House and houses negotiate wikipedia a Roman Tomb from the 4th century which has been updated in 1972.

Tower of the clock
(Tower of the clock, st martin de bromes)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Tower of the clock, « Tower of the clock » is a construction of the city of St martin de bromes (France, Alpes de haute provence). Tower of the clock, French Heritage monument to St martin de bromes st martin de bromes, alpes de haute provence

Location and general information

  • identifier : 4302
  • item : Tour dite de l' Horloge
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
    • Saint-Martin-de-Brômes
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 4189
  • Zip code of the municipality : 04800
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • fortified building
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 13th century
  • Date of protection : 1921/01/11 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/06/04

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :2 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • clock
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Picture : 87ca4f1814034fb2ea46ef07cd6e546a.jpg
  • Details : Tour dite de l' Horloge : classement par arrêté du 11 janvier 1921
  • Mérimée reference : PA00080467

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Tower of the clock, French Heritage monument to St martin de bromes. Picture of pierre bastien
Tour dite de l' Horloge, st martin de bromes
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

La Tour

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Tower of the clock, French Heritage monument to St martin de bromes. Picture of pierre bastien
Tour dite de l' Horloge, st martin de bromes
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

La Tour 


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