Convent of Franciscan Saint Ulrich, French Heritage monument to Barr

A Franciscan convent was founded in 1283 beside the chapel Saint-Ulrich in the Valley
* the chapel was rebuilt in 1463
* in 1543 the convent fell into the hands of the reformed Lords of Barr, the Ziegler, then passed to the city of Strasbourg and his bailiff
* the convent and Chapel were demolished between 1613 and 1616
* It remains vaulted cellars and the enclosure as well as a stone dated 1428 remployee
* in 1740 a house in the Moenkalb was rebuilt next to the carriage door of the enclosure which is dated 1763
* a 20th century villa has been built on the convent cellars

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Convent of Franciscan Saint Ulrich

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Convent of Franciscan Saint Ulrich, A Franciscan convent was founded in 1283 beside the chapel Saint-Ulrich in the Valley; the chapel was rebuilt in 1463; in 1543 the convent fell into the hands (...) Convent of Franciscan Saint Ulrich, French Heritage monument to Barr barr, bas rhin

Location and general information

  • identifier : 106593
  • item : Couvent de franciscains Saint-Ulrich
  • Location of the building :
    • Alsace
    • Bas-Rhin
    • Barr
  • Address : 86 rue de la Vallée Saint-Ulrich
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 67021
  • Zip code of the municipality : 67140
  • Order in the communal list : 15
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : convent
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 6 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 4th quarter 13th century
    • 15th century
    • 3rd quarter 15th century
    • 18th century
    • 2nd quarter 18th century
  • Years :
    • 1428
    • 1463
    • 1763
  • Investigation : 1990
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/03

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • coating
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • half-hipped
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is flat tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'vault'
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • 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 Information : private property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Huck Dominique
    • Parent Brigitte
  • Mérimée reference : IA00115062

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