Protestant presbytery, French Heritage monument to Balbronn

The House has a basement, a ground floor due to the slope of the ground, the walls of rubble sandstone coated with chains of corner stone, a square floor and a floor pan of decorative wood Rafter. Stone and timber are used for ancillary buildings. The protestant presbytery of Balbronn dated 1732. The tithe barn was replaced by a boardroom in 1838. The farm buildings were modified during the 19th century.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Protestant presbytery
Crédit photo : (Protestant presbytery, balbronn)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 106574
  • item : presbytère protestant
  • Location of the building :
    • Alsace
    • Bas-Rhin
    • Balbronn
  • Address : 173 rue du Fossé
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 67018
  • Zip code of the municipality : 67310
  • Order in the communal list : 19
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : rectory
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 2nd quarter 18th century
  • Year : 1732
  • Investigation : 1996
  • Date taken into account : 1998/12/21

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • wood
    • timbered
    • sandstone
  • 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 : 5 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
    • floor height
    • ground floor raised
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • 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 : The typology consists of 5 elements
    • open courtyard
    • lighters cross-de-saint-andré
    • dwelling in backyard
    • Guettes posts with chevron and full links
    • diamond lighters
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 6 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • well
    • barn
    • discount
    • enclosure
    • orchard
    • tithe barn
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Poinsot Gilbert
    • Rachedi Abdessalem
  • Mérimée reference : IA67006501

The complete official record is available at Région Alsace - Service de l'Inventaire du Patrimoine culturelPalais du Rhin - 2 Place de la République 67000 Strasbourg -

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Description of this building by schimberlé :

Presbytère protestant de Balbronn.

Constuit en 1732 par les comte de Hesse-Darmstatt descendant de la grande famille des Hanau-Lichtenberg.

schimberlé says of the history of this building :

Grande bâtisse du XVIIIème siècle, qui abritait les pasteurs en poste à Balbronn.

Le plus illustre fut Louis Albert Kiefer + 1913, il est l'auteur de plusieurs ouvrages ainsi que la cheville ouvrière pour la grande restauration de l'église romane protestante en 1908.

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