The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts

The commune of Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts is at the centre of a network of ponds including the étang de Berre, the ponds of Citis and Po. The village does not seem to go beyond the 12th century. At the beginning of the 15th century, 1405, Archbishop of Arles gives permission to surround the city's ramparts. The city develops continuously since that time, raising still largely preserved houses. A particular phase of growth is observed at the end of the 16th and early 17th century. In the 19th century, felled part of the ramparts to open doors during the cholera epidemic in 1840. All of the walls is still very homogeneous.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

The city walls
(The city walls, st mitre les remparts)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 11390
  • item : Enceinte de la ville
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Bouches-du-Rhône
    • Saint-Mitre-les-Remparts
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 13098
  • Zip code of the municipality : 13920
  • Order in the communal list : 5
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • agglomeration
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • 16th century
  • Date of protection : 1993/05/28 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1995/07/12

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) :5 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • fortified
    • door
    • postern
    • city ??gate
    • port
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • the 1993 joint property
    • private property
  • Picture : 81f8f32ce8fdd6161f0de4849ec09b17.jpg
  • Details : Remparts proprement dits constituant l' enceinte de la ville, y compris les portes dénommées : portail nord ou porte d' Istres, porte des Esperettes, poterne sud, portail sud dit de Martigues ainsi que les parties non visibles (cad. D 302 à 306, 308, 319 à 322, 341, 360, 391 à 395, 404, 406, 477 à 485, 517, 518, 547, 548, 551, 568) : inscription par arrêté du 28 mai 1993
  • Mérimée reference : PA00125715

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

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The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte

The city walls, French Heritage monument to St mitre les remparts. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte de la ville, st mitre les remparts
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

Porte


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